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India takes over operations of part of Chabahar port in Iran
Jan 08, 2019

India has taken over operations of the strategic Chabahar port in the Sistan-Balochistan province of energy-rich Iran’s southern coast, the government said Monday.
This is the first time India will be operating a port outside its territory.
The Government of India took over the operations of a part of Shahid Beheshti Port, Chabahar, in Iran during the Chabahar Trilateral Agreement meeting held there on December 24, 2018, the Shipping Ministry said in a statement here.
The heads of Indian, Iranian and Afghanistan delegation jointly inaugurated the office of the Indian SPV - India Ports Global Chabahar Free Zone (IPGCFZ) at Chabahar.
The physical take-over of the terminal area, cargo handling equipment and Office building was completed by December 29, 2018, the statement said.

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