Chabahar port logistics' section has drawn more than €30 million in investment since March 21, announced the director general of Ports and Maritime Organization in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.
Decks have been cleared for India to start operating the Chabahar port in Iran by the end of November after the US granted exemptions to the port from the sanctions it had imposed on the Persian Gulf nation from Monday.
The first meeting of the coordination council to implement Chabahar Agreement was held with the participation of representatives from Iran, India and Afghanistan, said the managing director of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO).
Officials from Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) said the country needs Chabahar port to increase trade and transit ties with India and that more privileges should be given to Afghanistan in this respect.
India, Iran and Afghanistan held their first tripartite meeting on Tuesday in Kabul to discuss the implementation of Chabahar port project and a host of other issues including ways to deepen cooperation in countering terrorism, officials said.
Sistan-Baluchestan Province exported 1,000 tons of shrimps to the UAE, China, Russia and Vietnam in the five months to August 22, 2018, said the head of the southeastern province's Fisheries Organization.