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Ports Minister Sarbananda Sonawal visits Chabahar Port
Mr.G.Chandrasekar Aug 22 2022 Indian Ports News

Ports Minister Sarbananda Sonawal visits Chabahar Port

The Union Minister of Ports  Sarbananda Sowal paid a visit to the Shahid Behestti port at Chabahar in Iran to review the progress in the development of the port today 22 August.

. In an effort to invigorate the potential of Chabahar port, the Indian Minister handed over Six mobile harbor cranes to Indian Ports Global Chabahar Free Trade Zone (IPGCFTZ) at the port.. The Union Minister was accompanied by the India’s Ambassador to Iran, Gaddam Dharmendra. Dr Ali Akbar Safaee, Deputy Minister and Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organisation, Iran, led the Iranian delegation at the launch.

Mr Sarbananda Sonowal and Dr Ali Akbar Safaee had a fruitful meeting on development of maritime and port cooperation between Iran and India. Both the delegation discussed the possibilities of trade & unlock trade potential between Central Asian countries with South Asian, ASEAN and even from Far East countries like Japan and Korea. The Union Minister, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal reiterated the role Chabahar port can play in reducing distance, time and cost. It was decided to form a joint technical committee for smooth functioning of the port. The meeting also addressed the future course of action towards development of the port.

Mr Sonowal is on a three days official tour to Iran and UAE where he is slated to visit Chabahar Port in Iran and Jebel Ali Port in UAE. The visit is aimed at strengthening the ties and maritime relationship between the two nations. The visit also intends to highlight the importance of Chabahar port as a gateway for Indian trade with Europe, Russia and CIS countries.