Thursday, June 01, 2017

Afghanistan-India air corridor to become operational from June 15

Kabul: The first cargo flight of the Afghanistan-India air corridor to take Afghan goods to India will leave Kabul for New Delhi on June 15, according to a statement from the Presidential Palace on Thursday.

The Afghanistan-India air corridor plan has entered implementation phase, a project which was initiated by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani last year, Pajhwok news agency reported.

The project entered operationalisation stage on Wednesday with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the CEOs of Ariana Airlines and Afghanistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) in the presence of Ajmal Ahmady, senior economic advisor to the President of Afghanistan and other officials.
01/06/17 IANS/Business Standard