India, Iran ink nine agreements after delegation-level talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

India and Iran signed nine agreements, including on connectivity and double taxation following delegation-level talks led by prime minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

FP Staff February 18, 2018 15:43:52 IST
India, Iran ink nine agreements after delegation-level talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi
India Iran ink nine agreements after delegationlevel talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

India and Iran signed nine agreements, including on connectivity and double taxation following delegation-level talks led by prime minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Delhi. PTI

India Iran ink nine agreements after delegationlevel talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

The duo also signed a significant pact which gives New Delhi operational control of a part of the strategically located Chabahar port on the Gulf of Oman for 18 months. PTI

India Iran ink nine agreements after delegationlevel talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

The agreement was signed after Modi held wide-ranging talks with Rouhani, focussing on ramping up regional connectivity and intensifying bilateral trade and investment. PTI

India Iran ink nine agreements after delegationlevel talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

The two sides also reiterated their commitment to the International North- South Transport Corridor (INSTC) and stressed on the need for inclusion of Chabahar within its framework. PTI

India Iran ink nine agreements after delegationlevel talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

Officials in the ministry of external affairs said both the sides were for reaching a conclusion on the Farzad-B gas field issue soon. PTI

India Iran ink nine agreements after delegationlevel talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

The Iranian side welcomed the investment of Indian side in setting up plants in sectors such as fertilisers, petrochemicals and metallurgy in Chabahar free trade zone on terms mutually beneficial to the concerned parties. PTI

India Iran ink nine agreements after delegationlevel talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

Indian Railway Construction International Ltd and Iran's Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructure Company  which are engaged in discussions, were tasked to finalise the technical parameters and financing options for the project in a time bound manner. PTI

India Iran ink nine agreements after delegationlevel talks led by Narendra Modi and Hassan Rouhani in Delhi

Modi and Rouhani also released a joint postage stamp depicting Deendayal Port, Kandla and Shahid Beheshti Terminal, Chabahar, that reflected the enhanced prosperity through greater connectivity.PTI

Updated Date:

also read

PM Narendra Modi declares open 44th Chess Olympiad, says sports has power to unite
Sports

PM Narendra Modi declares open 44th Chess Olympiad, says sports has power to unite

India's sporting culture is becoming stronger due to the perfect mix of the energy of youth and the enabling environment, he said.

Congress' Black Friday: Priyanka climbs barricade, Rahul, Sonia lead massive protest in Delhi
Photos

Congress' Black Friday: Priyanka climbs barricade, Rahul, Sonia lead massive protest in Delhi

Donned in black clothes, the Congress party started a protest in the Parliament on Friday against price rise and GST hike. Priyanka Gandhi was seen crossing a barricade before she was detained by the police along with Rahul Gandhi and other Congress leaders

From a dramatic landing to defiant speech: Inside Nancy Pelosi's historic Taiwan visit
Photos

From a dramatic landing to defiant speech: Inside Nancy Pelosi's historic Taiwan visit

The world watched as US Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plane entered the Taiwanese airspace. Today, as the Democrat met with President Tsai Ing-wen, she pledged that America would not abandon the self-ruled island