Chabahar Port day will be observed on the sidelines of the International
Maritime summit to be hosted by India at New Delhi next month with a view to
popularize the port among the trading circles.
This was decided at the Trilateral working group meeting of representatives
of India, Iran and Uzbekistan on joint use of Chabahar port and the two
terminals run by an Indian company.
The first Trilateral Working Group Meeting between India, Iran and
Uzbekistan on the joint use of Iran’s Chabahar Port was held virtually on
December 14, 2020.
Joint use of
Chabahar Port for trade and transit purposes discussed in the meeting
During the meeting, the participants discussed joint use of Chabahar Port
for trade and transit purposes and enhanced regional connectivity. All sides
also noted the significant role played by Chabahar Port for the region to
deliver humanitarian assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic.
All sides welcomed India’s proposal to hold ‘Chabahar Day’ on the sidelines
of the International Maritime Summit scheduled to be hosted by India in January
The meeting was jointly chaired by Secretary (Shipping), Mr Sanjeev Ranjan,
Government of India; Deputy Minister of Transport of the Republic of
Uzbekistan, Mr D. Dehkanov; and Deputy Transport Minister of Islamic Republic
of Iran, Mr Shahram Adamnejad, informed a release
The meeting was held as a follow-up to decisions taken during the virtual
summit held between Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi and President Mr Shavkat
Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan on December 11, 2020, the release added.