Iran first exporter of goods to Afghanistan

Damghan, Sep 13, IRNA – Afghan Ambassador to Iran Nasir Ahmad Nour said on Wednesday that in the current year Afghanistan has imported the highest amounts of goods from Iran.

He made the remarks at the 4th Iran's National Pistachio Festival in Damghan.

Ahmad Nour said that in the preceding years Pakistan had the first rank in exporting goods to Afghanistan, but this year Iran allocated the position to itself.

He said the two countries are two friendly and neighboring states with long background of good relations and added that many of Afghan cabinet ministers have visited Iran and are familiar with Iranian goods.

The 4th National Pistachio Festival began its 2-day work on Wednesday September 13 and will last until September 14.

Ambassadors of Afghanistan and Bangladesh as well as governor-general of Semnan province as well as other officials and a parliament vice-speaker attended the inaugural inauguration ceremony of the festival.

It is predicted that this year 40,000 tons of pistachio to be collected from Damghan gardens.

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