Iran, Afghanistan discuss boosting railway cooperation

According to the Twitter of the embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kabul, Hassan Kazemi Qomi met and held talks with Bakht-ur-Rehman Sharafat on Tuesday. 

In this meeting, Kazemi Qomi invited the Afghan official to visit Iran in order to examine the bilateral fields of cooperation. 

Iran-Afghanistan cooperation includes the operation of the Khaf-Herat railway, the completion of the route, and educational, technical, and equipment cooperation. 

The cross-border Khaf-Herat Railway Project is about 225km-long linking eastern Iran to western Afghanistan.

77 km of this railway line is built in Iran while 149 km of it is built in Afghanistan.


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