EghtesadOnline: Pakistani Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal underlined that his country’s Gwadar Port is not a rival of Iran’s Chabahar Port and called for expansion of cooperation between the two countries.
EghtesadOnline: Super-large container ships (between 100,000 DWT and 120,000 DWT) would be able to dock in Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port with the completion of Phase 1 of the development project of the southern Iranian port, located in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, comes on stream next week, an official in charge of the project, Amir Hossein Esmaeili, announced on Monday.
EghtesadOnline: The third batch of equipment for the development of the southeastern Iranian port of Chabahar worth more than €16 million was delivered on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's Chabahar Free Trade Zone as a strategic point in the world, is the only connecting way between Indian Ocean littoral countries and those of the Central Asia, as well as a part of the Europe, head of the Iranian zone said.
EghtesadOnline: Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah said on Friday that development of the Iranian port of Chabahar prepares the ground for promotion of trade relations between regional states.
EghtesadOnline: Iran is expected “very soon” to approach India’s Exim Bank seeking disbursement of the first tranche of $150 million loan to fast-track the development of Chabahar Port.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian officials have said Afghan traders can get a 25% discount on investment at Chabahar Port, besides taking advantage of free land and other facilities.
EghtesadOnline: Italian stoneworker Simec is establishing a stone processing factory in Chabahar Free Trade-Industrial Zone, managing director of the FTZ, Abdolrahim Kordi, has announced.
EghtesadOnline: The plan to purchase $403 million worth of facilities for Chabahar Port has made 37% progress, the managing director of Aria Banader Iranian Port and Marine Service Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Afghanistan has urged India to speed up development of Iran’s strategic port of Chabahar which is on a course to open a transport corridor to landlocked Central Asian nations.