8th meeting of the Joint Committee on Ports & Maritime Cooperation...

8th meeting of the Joint Committee on Ports & Maritime Cooperation between the Republic of India and the Islamic Republic of Iran (29-30 July 2019, Tehran)

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8th meeting of the Joint Committee on Ports & Maritime Cooperation between the Republic of India and the Islamic Republic of Iran (29-30 July 2019, Tehran)

The 8th meeting of the Joint Committee on Ports & Maritime Cooperation between India and Iran was held in Tehran on 29-30 July 2019.

During the meeting, both sides reviewed and positively assessed the progress made in ports & maritime cooperation between the two countries, including, progress in the development of Chabahar port. Both sides welcomed the commencement of interim operations at the Shahid Beheshti port by India Ports Global Chabahar Free Zone (IPGCFZ), and explored ways of attracting further vessel traffic at the port. They discussed the progress in procurement of equipment for the port and issues related to it.

Both sides reiterated their commitment on cooperation in the field of connectivity to provide Afghanistan an assured and alternative access to regional markets, thus, contributing to development, peace and stability in Afghanistan and also the region as a whole.

Underlining the importance of cooperation in the ports & maritime sector, both sides agreed to continue to hold the Joint Committee meetings regularly. It was decided to hold the 9th meeting of the Joint Committee on Ports & Maritime Cooperation in the second half of 2020 in India.

Tehran

30th July 2019

 
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