Afghanistan received about 120,000 tons of goods via the Chabahar Port in Iran over the last fourteen months. Chabahar Port in Iran has been partially funded by India to enhance trade with landlocked Afghanistan bypassing arch-foe Pakistan.
How Iran’s Chabahar Port Greatly Benefits the US, Besides India and Afghanistan?
The majority of commodities to the southeastern Iranian Port of Chabahar have been wheat and cereal, stated Iran’s deputy head of Ports and Maritime Organization Mohammad-Ali Hassanzadeh.
Using the Iranian port, India trades almost 15 million tons of goods with Russia and commonwealth of independent states (CIS). Such transits are considered as part of Chabahar Agreement which was reached between Iran, India and Afghanistan.
The EurAsian Times is an English Language Digital News-Site, which specializes in reporting News and Editorials on South Asia, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and the Eurasian Region. EurAsian Times has a strong editorial presence in New Delhi, Dubai, Karachi, and Toronto and have expertise in penning editorials on Defence, Politics, Health, Education and International Relations. A team of highly trained journalists, activists, freelancers and artists contribute to the EurAsian Times, apart from the coverage by its staff writers. The views of the writer may not necessarily reflect the views of the EurAsian Times.
Other News at EurAsian Times
- Is PM Modi Planning to Divide J&K into 3 Parts Before 2019 Elections?
- India Using Israel’s “Palestine Strategy” To Crush Rebellion in Kashmir?
- Saudi Money, US Weapons, Israeli Intelligence Fuelling Arab NATO – Iran
- Why Chinese J-20 Jets Pose A Direct Threat to India, Japan and Vietnam?