Chabahar port

Facts for Prelims (FFP)  Source: IE   Context: The US has warned of potential sanctions following India’s signing of a 10-year contract with Iran to operate the Chabahar port.   About Chabahar Port: Chabahar port, strategically located in Iran’s Sistan-Baluchistan province, facilitates India’s trade access and has been a key element in the trilateral agreement …

Chabahar port

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: TH  Context: India and Iran have signed a 10-year contract for the operation of the Chabahar port, marking a significant milestone in their maritime cooperation. The agreement enables the operation of the Shahid-Behesti terminal by Indian Ports Global Ltd. (IPGL) in collaboration with Iran’s Port and Maritime Organisation (PMO). …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- JOINT USE OF CHABAHAR PORT

Introduction: The first Trilateral Working Group Meeting between India, Iran and Uzbekistan on joint use of Chabahar Port was held virtually. In a statement, Ministry of External Affairs said, India welcomes the interest of Uzbekistan to use the Chabahar port as a transit port. This will open up economic opportunities for the traders and business …

Chabahar Port

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Chabahar Port: Context: India delivers 2 cranes for Chabahar. This is part of a bilateral contract between India and Iran signed in May 2016 for $85 million to equip and operationalise the port. Amid talks with Iranian authorities, it signals a push to the port project. Significance: India’s …

Insights into Editorial: Lost opportunity: On India losing Chabahar project

Context: India Dropped from Chabahar Rail Project: Iran has decided to move ahead with the construction of a railway line from Chabahar port to Zahedan without any assistance from India due to delay in funding. The railway line project was part of India’s commitment to the trilateral agreement with Afghanistan and Iran to build an …

Chabahar Port

Topics covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Chabahar Port What to study? For Prelims: Location of Chabahar port. For Mains: Significance of the port for India, Challenges to its …