The villagers have said that Turkmen forces are grabbing their land on an island that was formed several years ago in the Amu River
, which serves as part of the border between Afghanistan and Turkmenistan.
Jawzjan deputy governor Abdul Rahman Mahmoudi said the Kalfat port had been a major trade centre for residents living on both sides of the Amu River
until mid-1960s before the establishment of the Hairatan dry port.
China is also exploring for gas and oil in the Amu River
Basin area in Northern Afghanistan bordering Tajikistan.
It borders the Caspian Sea to the west, the Amu River
and Uzbekistan to the east, Afghanistan to the southeast and Kazakhstan to the north.
There is a gas field] on the banks of the Amu River
that is closer to China, and from there we will supply China with 30 billion cubic meters of gas via Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and on to Shanghai," Niyazov said.
Contracts for the cooper mine in Logar, iron mine in Bamyan, gas and petroleum in Amu River
Basin in the north were awarded in line with the procedures followed in India, Africa and South America.
He also recalled the two countries' cooperation in borders, adding they would soon open another bridge on Amu River
on Afghanistan border so that the people of the two countries could follow their trading dealings through the bridge.
by Gul Mohammad Tanha on 23 June, 2014 - 12:37 FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Overflowing Amu River
poses a serious threat to the people of the Shahr-i-Bozurg district of northeastern Badakhshan province, residents said on Monday.
I could jump over the Amu River
to get to the other side of the Central Asian countries but in order to transfer money from Kabul to Dushanbe it takes more than ten days.
Kunduz : Abdullah says we will reconstruct the Spin Zar enterprises and construct the ring road, a retaining wall along the Amu River
, besides improving agriculture and implementing the master plan for Kunduz City as our priorities.
Oil reserves at the Amu River
in Faryab and Sur-i-Pul provinces are estimated at 87 million barrels the largest in Afghanistan.
Catching fish in Amu River
, the men were killed by Tajikistan's border security guards, Dasht Qala district chief Junaidullah Faiz told Pajhwok Afghan News.