Iran-India reviewed the ways of increasing cooperation in the area of Chabahar and consolidation of both the seas and seaports of the two countries.
According to Irana, the manager of Iran’s shipping and port department, Mohammed Rasid, has spoken to the Secretary of the Ministry of Shipping and the directors of the main ports on his two-day visit to India.
In the meeting with the directors of Mohammed Rasid and Indian ports, the expansion in cooperation between the two countries in the area of sea and port and the agreement on the agreement with Indian company IPGL in the first phase of Chabahar port of Iran was reviewed.
Both sides talked about finalizing the purchase of equipments by the Indian company in the Container Terminal of Chabahar port and organized the first meeting to implement trilateral Chabahar Transit Agreement in the presence of officials of Iran, India and Afghanistan. Stressed on.
Chabahar is the important port of Iran situated at the northern end of the Oman Sea. This port has special significance in Iran’s business dealings with countries of the region in view of access to international water bodies and their strategic position.
Trade transactions between Iran and India in 2017 were $ 13 billion and $ 70 million.