“For Chabahar port, New Delhi’s key connectivity plan with
Afghanistan and central Asia remained unchanged from the previous year at Rs
150 crore”, the report read.
India's government was announced to have set aside USD21
million in this year's budget as expenditure for the Iranian southeastern port
of Chabahar growth.
In October 2018, Iran, India and Afghanistan inked an
agreement on transit of goods via Chabahar.
The agreement was signed in Tehran during the first meeting
of coordination council of agreement on the establishment of an international
transport and transit corridor among Iran, India and Afghanistan (Chabahar
These three countries had signed a trilateral transit
agreement in Tehran in May 2016, which allows them open new routes to connect
among themselves via converting Chabahar Port into a transit hub bypassing