Chabahar port inaugurated by Iranian president Hassan Rouhani on Sunday. As per the reports, Iranian president Hassan extended $1 for the inauguration of Chabahar port in Tehran which will help the country become key transit route between Afghanistan and Central Asia. Yesterday, the port was inaugurated by the Iranian president. On the inauguration of Chabahar port India said this construction will contribute to regional trade and provide Afghanistan with global market alternative access. According to the sources after Chabahar port, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated the first phase of the Shahid Beheshti port in the Sistan-Baluchistan province.
India is partnering with Iran in the port development project to use the route to bypass Pakistan and reach Afghanistan and Central Asia. After 15 years after India and Iran first formally agreed to develop Chabahar port in January 2003 and it was inaugurated yesterday. The port will allow India to bypass Pakistan on a trade route to Afghanistan.
India and Iran are the signatories to the port development project, the second pact was signed by India, Iran and Afghanistan. As per the reports, the Chabahar port pact allows the Afghanistan to import and export goods from markets like India after reducing its dependence on Pakistan’s Karachi port. Last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed the Chabahar port development pact to develop connectivity with Afghanistan.