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Mumbai – Kabul air-freight corridor inaugurated; First cargo flight lands at Mumbai Airport


By Vivek K Mobile: 09920183006  Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

A historic moment was created at the Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), yesterday when an aircraft carrying perishables arrived in Mumbai from Kabul, Afghanistan. This opened up a dedicated air freight corridor between the two cities which was planned during the meeting of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani in Kabul in September 2016. An initiative implemented with the joint efforts of the Vice-President of Afghanistan, Mr. Danish Sarwar and Governor of Maharashtra, Mr. Chennamanneni Vidyasagar Rao, this connectivity, established through the Air-Freight corridor, will provide the land-locked Afghanistan greater access to markets in Maharashtra. Additionally, it will allow Afghan businessmen to leverage the economic growth, enhance trade networks and offer Afghan farmers direct access to the markets in western India for their perishable goods. Read more