External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar co-chaired the 19th Joint Commission meeting with Foreign Minister of Iran. The Joint Commission meeting was held in Tehran, Iran. The meeting reviewed the entire gamut of the cooperation and agreed to accelerate work on the strategic Chabahar project. The Chabahar port is jointly being developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan. It is located on the Indian Ocean in the Sistan and Baluchestan province of Iran.
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- Iran Capital: Tehran; Currency: Rial; President: Hassan Rouhani.
Source: The Business Standard