TWG meeting held between India, Iran, and Uzbekistan on Chabahar port

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TWG meeting held between India, Iran, and Uzbekistan on Chabahar port

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-II – International Relations

In news

  • The first Trilateral Working Group (TWG) Meeting between India, Iran and Uzbekistan on the joint use of Chabahar Port was held.

Key takeaways

  • The Meeting was jointly chaired by Secretary (Shipping), Government of India, Deputy Minister of Transport, Uzbekistan and Deputy Transport Minister of Iran.
  • During the meeting, the participants discussed joint use of Chabahar Port for trade and transit purposes and enhanced regional connectivity.
  • All sides also welcomed India’s proposal to hold “Chabahar Day” on the side-lines of the International Maritime Summit scheduled to be hosted by India in January 2021.
  • The meeting was held as a follow up of decisions taken during the virtual summit held between Indian Prime Minister and President of Uzbekistan recently.

Do you know?

  • Chabahar Port is a seaport in Chabahar located in south-eastern Iran, on the Gulf of Oman. 
  • It serves as Iran’s only oceanic port, and consists of two separate ports named Shahid Kalantari and Shahid Beheshti.

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