Iran, India, and Uzbekistan held the first-ever meeting of a trilateral working group on the joint use of the strategic Chabahar Port, southeastern Iran.
India welcomes the interest of Uzbekistan to use the Chabahar port as a transit port, the MEA said in a statement
Head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) Mohammad Rastad says Indians’ performance in Chabahar Port has been satisfactory, adding he anticipates a good horizon for bilateral cooperation in the future.
Loading and unloading of non-oil cargoes increased by 97 percent in Chabahar port in the first five months of the current Iranian year.
Head of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization Mohammad Rasta says Indians have not been left out of Chabahar Port project and they are still keen to invest in the port but Iran has set conditions for continuing the cooperation.
The Director-General of Ports and Maritime Affairs of Sistan and Baluchestan announced the arrival of a ship carrying 66,700 tons of sugar to Chabahar port.
Afghanistan’s first transit goods to China via Iran’s southeastern Chabahar Port were shipped.
Caretaker of Industry, Mine and Trade Ministry says by the double growth of berths at Chabahar Port, Chabahar will become Iran’s the third logistic and commercial port.
President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that thanks to measures taken by his government in Chabahar, the transit capacity of the port increased from 2.5 million tons to 8.5 million tons a year.
An official of Iran’s port of Chabahar (southeast of the country) has said the gateway will soon outshine the Suez Canal in providing a quicker trade link between Europe and Asia.