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Ghani inaugurates China-Afghanistan air corridor

IANS  |  Kabul 

Afghan on Tuesday inaugurated the China-air corridor to boost trade relations between the two neighbouring countries.

"It is expected that 20 tonnes of pine nuts as the first shipment will be exported to China," said a statement from the

According to the statement, produces 23,000 tonnes of pine nuts annually and will be exported to the global markets from now on, reports

Appreciating the air corridor as a landmark in strengthening bilateral relations, Ghani stated that Aqrab 15 in Afghan calendar, which falls on November 6 would be marked as Pine Nuts each year in Afghanistan, the statement added.



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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 14:18 IST