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Iran, Afghanistan, India Sign MoU for Chabahar Port Agreement

Iran, Afghanistan, India  Sign MoU for Chabahar  Port Agreement

Tehran - At the first meeting of the Chabahar executive committee, the Memorandum of Understanding on the operation of Chabahar port agreement was signed by the representatives of Iran, India and Afghanistan.
The Deputy Director of Port and Economic Affairs of the Iran's Organization of Ports and Marine announced that the Memorandum of Operating Procedures for the Chabahar Agreement has been signed by the representatives of Iran, India and Afghanistan.
"Consideration of customs and land transport issues was one of the important issues at the meeting, which stipulated that the relevant working group would carry out the necessary executive studies,” the deputy head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran for port affairs, Mohammad Ali Hasanzadeh said, Trend reports via IRNA.
“The second meeting of the committee will be hosted by India in the first half of 2019,” he said.
Hasanzadeh went on to say that "The Chabahar Day Meeting", in order to develop trade and transit of Chabahar port with the participation of Iran, India and Afghanistan along with Central Asian countries, will be held on 26th February 2019 in Chabahar port.
“The Tripartite Transit Agreement between Iran, India and Afghanistan aims at expediting, facilitating and promoting the transit of Chabahar, connecting India and Afghanistan to the countries of Central Asia through the Chabahar port, developing exports of the three countries, and establishing an international corridor between the countries, was signed by the presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Afghanistan and the Prime Minister of India in June of 2016,” he said.
“According to the agreement between the three countries, the IPGL Company, as Chabahar Port Operator, is responsible for the discharge, supply and marketing activities,“ the official said.
Economic and political representatives of India, Afghanistan and Iran, in addition to holding meetings to review the obstacles and important solutions for the implementation of the Chabahar Port agreement, in addition to visiting different parts of the Shahid Beheshti port, also visited the facilities of the Chabahar port, and learned about the port's investment, commercial and transit opportunities. (Trend)