Most poisoning victims come from Pitut and Shitharv villages of Ishkashim
Kahn crossed into Afghanistan from the Tajikistani border town of Ishkashim
Conducted over 30 public health promotion trainings programs for community and government groups in Ishkashim
Dar asked for expeditious response on different spheres from the Afghan side including road link between Pakistan and Tajikistan through Ishkashim
(Afghanistan) and Joint Power Project on Kunar River.
During the meeting, the representatives of Economic Development and Trade Ministry presented Sughd, Pyandzh, Dangara, and Ishkashim
free economic zones.
Badakhshan Mines Department officials said sulphur reserves existed in parts of Ishkashim
, Zibak and Yaftal districts, where militants have no presence.
Various Afghan markets, as they are referred to on this side of the frontier, attract crowds along the bordering river, the largest of all being that of Ishkashim
, which we visited 48 hours later.
Both routes begin in the Turanian lowlands in northern Afghanistan, converge at Ishkashim
at the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border (2,640 m a.
Background Information concerning Ishkashim
Arbab Alamgir also visited Khorog, capital of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast (GBAO) and the first big city on the planned route from Ishkashim
We crossed the river into Afghanistan at Ishkashim
at the western end of the Wakhan Corridor, having visited Lake Syr Kul in Tajikistan's Great Pamir, claimed as the source of the Oxus by Lieutenant John Wood in 1838.
The GOT also announced the establishment in the near future of an additional FEZ in Ishkashim
, and another in Khatlon to improve agricultural trade.