Mr. Gaddam Dharmendra announced in a meeting with CEO of the Chabahar Port in the embassy of India in Tehran, that it is about 6 months that India have commenced seriously its port operation in Chabahar
In a meeting with the CEO of Chabahar Port, the ambassador of India to Iran reemphasized on their serious cooperation in the Chabahar Port. According to the website of the Port and Maritime General Directorate of Sistan and Baluchistan Province, Mr. Gaddam Dharmendra announced in a meeting with CEO of the Chabahar Port in the embassy of India in Tehran, that it is about 6 months that India have commenced seriously its port operation in Chabahar, and negotiations have been done for a 150.000.000 USD financing. Naming the Chabahar as the symbol of mutual cooperation of the two countries, he pointed out the India’s commitment on its obligations. India’s ambassador also reminded his recent site visit to Chabahar Port in accompany with Iran’s Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, Mr. Eslami, as well as the negotiations which led to the Exim Bank officials’ site visit to the Chabahar Port.
In this meeting which aimed to accelerate the execution of the trilateral agreement, Mr. Behrooz Aghaei the General Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization of Sistan and Baluchistan Province stated that the trilateral agreement need to be scrutinized by the experts and submitted to the high-ranked officials in order to feed the high level documents of the related parties. Announcing the noteworthy increase in Chabahar’s cargo transportation figures, thanks to the efforts of the port’s economic team, he pointed out that marketing is the most vital task and need to be the first priority of India’s operating company, in order to actualize the full cargo handling capacity of the Port. Mr. Aghaei also clarified that the India’s operating company in Chabahar (IPGL) should not limit its marketing attempts to India, but it should also encompass other countries, particularly landlocked countries.
It is mentionable that a trilateral agreement among Iran, India and Afghanistan was signed in May, 2016 which is in the executional process.