Tuesday, 31 October 2017

India Sends 1st Wheat Shipment to Afghanistan via Chabahar port


Iran's key strategic port of Chabahar became operational with the maiden shipment of wheat from India to Afghanistan. It was flagged off from Kandla port in Gujarat.

This is a major push for India's Afghan outreach bypassing Pakistan for the first time under the 2016 Indo-Afghan-Iran trilateral pact. Chabahar port is strategically located in Sistan-Balochistan province on energy-rich Iran’s southern coast in Gulf of Oman near its border with Pakistan and can be easily accessed from India’s western coast.

Important Takeaways from above News for RRB PO Mains Exam-
  • Tehran is the capital of Iran.
  • Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is the present President of Afghanistan.
Source- Livemint

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