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Kabul-Almaty air corridor: First Afghan-Kazakh cargo flight takes off

AT News Report-KABUL: Afghanistan celebrated the inauguration of its second route of international air cargo, after the first cargo flight took off from Kabul to Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday, according to officials.

It will be the second route of air cargo linking Afghanistan and Kazakhstan, after Kabul and Mumbai air corridor was launched last June.

Sameer Rasa, Head of Media Office for the Senior Advisor to the President on Banking and Finance said that the cargo plane will carry 4.6 tonnes of dry fruits and medicinal plants from Kabul to Almaty.

Afghanistan has so far exported 1,600 tonnes of fruits, worth more than $20 million, via air corridor to India.

Separately, Sameer Rasa said that the government has allocated Barikaab Industrial Park in Parwan province for investors who wish to establish factories there. He stressed that the investors could invest in the industrial park by buying land with $20,000 million.

 

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