Category Archives: Construction

Chabahar Port Creates New Trade Opportunities

Chabahar Port Creates New Trade Opportunities

The ongoing development of Iran’s Chabahar Port is opening promising new trade and transport options for Afghan businesses. In early June, in the latest news about the port, Afghan officials announced that refrigerated containers had been installed there to allow for refrigerated goods such as agricultural and fisheries products to be exported to other countries. Mojtaba… Continue Reading

Flying Pods, Supersonic Trains to be Tested in Dubai

Flying Pods, Supersonic Trains to be Tested in Dubai

In 2016 Dubai’s government leaders announced an ambition plan: by 2030, one-fourth of all trips in Dubai would be driverless. At the time, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, told a media outlet that he wanted Dubai to become “the world’s biggest laboratory for technology, research, and development.” In the ensuing… Continue Reading

Geneva Conference Reaffirms International Support for Afghan Peace Plan

Geneva Conference Reaffirms International Support for Afghan Peace Plan

A recent two-day United Nations conference focused on strengthening support for a peace process in Afghanistan, a country working toward stability after decades of war. Ashraf Ghani, Afghanistan’s president, attended the conference along with foreign ministers from around the world. In a video message delivered to the conference in Geneva, Switzerland, UN Secretary General Antonio… Continue Reading