Iran, India resolved to pursue Chabahar Port infrastructure plan
IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency
Jun 10, 2022
Tehran, IRNA -- Iran and India on Thursday voiced their strong will to pursue Chabahar Port's macroscale infrastructure plan to turn the southeastern Iranian port into a major Asian transit hub.
The Business Standard reported on Thursday that both Iran and India emphasized their strong will to pursue cooperation in Chabahar Port to turn it into a transit hub, especially for the Central Asian region, announcing that the two countries' representatives will soon meet to survey how to implement the operational phases of the project in that important port.
For India, Chabahar is a very vital project for having access to Afghanistan and the other landlocked countries in Central Asian region, and also a major transit hub in the region, which is very precious.
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The agreement to continue cooperation in Chabahar Port was reached during the ongoing visit of Iran Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian of India, which is his first visit to that country since he was appointed in this position.
Amirabdollahian had meeting with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi, National Security Adviser Ajit Kumar Doval, and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, during which the two sides exchanged views on the latest status of nuclear negotiations, the Chabahar Port project, and Ukraine crisis.
According to the Indian and Iranian foreign ministers, the two countries have a historical and long civilizational record of mutual cooperation with strong connection bonds among the two countries' foundations, cultures, and nations.
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