Afghanistan Signs Agreement with Iran To Buy 350000 Tons of Oil and Gas

The Taliban Ministry of Finance announced that during the
official visit of officials of the Islamic Emirate to Iran an agreement to
purchase 350,000 tons of oil and gas was signed with an Iranian private

The ministry said in a statement that the representatives of
the Ministries of Finance, Foreign Affairs, Trade and Industry, Central Bank
and Afghanistan National Standards Authority went to Iran on an official visit.

Khairuddin Mayel, the deputy head of the Afghanistan Chamber
of Commerce and Investment, said: “In recent days the price of oil and gas in
the country has increased a lot. Our businessmen are trying to increase import
of oil to meet demand of the country’s domestic markets.”

Meanwhile, the Afghanistan Oil and Gas Corporation said it
will sign agreements with Russia and Turkmenistan to import oil and control the
price of oil in the country.

Source: Wadsam

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