Over 365,000 tons of goods traded via railways in a month

The Taliban-run Afghanistan Railway Authority reported Saturday that 365,120 tons of commodities were traded through the country’s railways in the past month.

According to the authority, 258,975 metric tons of exports and imports passed through the Hairatan-Mazar-e-Sharif railway in the north.

Additionally, 80,072 metric tons were traded via the Torghundi railway, with the remainder through the Aqina and Khawaf railways.

The imported goods, mainly oil and foodstuffs, arrived in the country over the past week. Exported items, predominantly dried fruit and pomegranate juice, were shipped out in the same period.

The railway authority is focusing on providing necessary facilities to traders and addressing their challenges.