PM Narendra Modi landed at Iran with a gilded welcome, where he met Iran President Hasan Ruhani and discussed about trading, investments and energy related topics. Both the leaders had a meeting for sharing their thoughts about furthers tactics of business issues and trading of both countries.
Pm after that had a conversation with deputation and signed a deal about the development of Chabahar port on southern coast of Iran, aluminium smelter plant establishment and a setting up a railway line.
PM Modi expressed his happiness by saying “all the agreements signed by both the countries will take a new start in our fateful partnership”. Pm also said that both the countries has contributed and exchanged their thoughts about the growing situations of religion and global issues.
Pm Modi also said that India and Iran will discuss about the issues of terrorism, drugs, trafficking and cyber-crime etc on the regular basis and find the solutions to face these problems.
What is Chabhar
Chabahar is the sea port identified in southern coast of Iran. The thing of its significance, it is the only sea port of Iran which is directly connected to ocean. The port’s establishment has done by India in 1990 to provide the access to Afghanistan and central aisa.
Why Modi’s Iran Visit is Crucial
PM Modi is now on Iran’s Visit. This visit is going to be most crucial in the terms of hope that Chabhar Deal will bring huge advantages to the country. Infact this deal is going to be helpful for 3 Countries, India, Afganistan and Iran. And it could help India stand against its rival countries like Pakistan and China. the Chabahar port will help India bypass Pakistan and transport goods directly to Afghanistan and central Asia. India now will not be depended on the permission of Pakistan for compelting the transportation tasks towards Afghanistan through wagha boarder.
Chabahar will help New Delhi’s efforts to engage with Kabul directly both strategically and economically.
Important Points of Chabahar deal
- India will invest billions in the trade zone of Iran. In the joint press conference attended by Indian PM and Iranian President, the Iranian President Hassan Ruhani mentioned in his words “Chabahar is going to be the emblem of the co-operation between India and Iran.”
- Chabahar can be the bridge and a way of connectivity between India, Afghanistan and other countries. By participating in the speaking terms, pm narendra Modi also said “the friendship between India and Iran is not new; this is the oldest like history.
- Chabahar port on southern coast of Iran can plays a vital role in the strategic policies of India. Chabahar project will be the first foreign effort for the Indian mass territory port. Till today, Jawahar lal Nehru port is the biggest container port of India which has 60% of contribution in Indian global ports. Although kandla port has remain 40%.
Inside Cover Story
Modi is the first Prime Minister of India in past 15 years who had a bilateral visit of Iran. Iranian President Hassan Ruhani welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Courtyard of sadabad palace. Army band played the national anthems of India and Iran. After that Modi looked up the guard of honor.
PM Modi came to Iran for two days and he will try to make a strong bond between the India and Iran, also we will try to find some more new opportunity in trading and business for growing the more benefits for both the countries, Gadkari added.
After that he mentioned in his words “Iran has natural gas and power with very low cost and Indian companies want to establish the units of aluminum smelter and urea plants of 50 lakhs tones. We spend almost 45000 crore rupees on urea subsidies and if we manufacture it in the Chabahar free trade zone and transport it to kandla port then it will come out with the same benefits.
At this occasion the Indian shipping minister Nitin Gadkari, who also presented in Tehran said “Chabahr and kandela port has less distance than Delhi to Mumbai. So this agreement will help us to transfer goods to Iran and then it will help to send the goods to afanistan through new road and railway lines.”