Iran’s deputy minister of trade Mohammad Mousavi said in a meeting that Tehran is considering setting up a trade center in Afghanistan in the near future.
According to Mehr News Agency, Mousavi expressed hope that the establishment of this center will strengthen ties between Kabul and Tehran.
He did not however say where the center would be situated.
Addressing the meeting, titled “Trade opportunities between Afghanistan and Iran” he said Tehran wanted to invest in Afghanistan and participate in the country’s “sustainable growth”.
At the same time, Afghan officials have said that the volume of imports from Iran, such as food and fuel, has totaled more than $1 billion so far this solar year.