India and Iran sign an MOU to facilitate movement Sea Farers

2022-08-23 12:40:16 Sea Farers News

India and Iran have signed Memorandum of Understanding on recognition of certificates of competency in unlimited voyages to help sea farers from both the countries as per the provisions of International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Sea farers. The MOU is aimed at smoothening the movement of Sea farers in the ports of both the countries

The MOU was signed after the Indian visiting Minister for Ports Sarbananda Sonawal had a bilateral meeting with Iranian Minister for Roads and Urban development Rostam Ghasemi at Tehran on August 22

The Indian Minister is on an official visit to Iran.

Mr.Sonowal and Rostam Ghasemi had a fruitful bilateral meeting on deepening the Indo Iranian relations.  The Union Minister reiterated the importance of the bilateral relationship between the two countries. The role of Chabahar as a trade multiplier for the region was highlighted by the Union Minister at the meeting as the potential of the port to act as a swift, economical trade conduit between Central Asia and South Asia, even South East Asia, remains to be tapped fully.

Speaking after his meeting with Vice President of IranSarbananda Sonowal, said, “Extremely pleased to meet Vice President of Iran, Mr Mohammad Mokhber where we discussed ways and means to further strengthen & consolidate the vibrant Indo Iranian bilateral relations. We continue to strengthen our dynamic relationship with Iran. India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi , has asked me to communicate about the highest level commitment to further deepen & expand our relationship for a mutually beneficial one.”

Mr. Sonowal is on a three days official tour to Iran. Following his Iran visit, the Minister will be on a day long official visit to UAE where he will pay a visit to Jebel Ali port and participate in Bilateral meetings as well as an investors meet.

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