Indian firm India Ports Global Limited formally took over the operations of Chabahar’s Shaheed Behesti port in Iran, which opens a trade route between India and central Asia bypassing Pakistan.
The company opened its office following the first meeting of the follow-up committee for implementation of the trilateral Chabahar Agreement between India, Iran, and Afghanistan.
Source: The Hindu
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Iran President: Hassan Rouhani, Capital: Tehran, Currency: Iranian rial.