The latest news and views about the port city of Chabahar in Sistan and Baluchestan province, southeast of Iran
Chabahar is Iran’s only oceanside port which sits off the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean. In the first description of Chabahar, it could be said that it is Iran’s lost paradise.
Iran’s Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development says the Islamic Republic welcomes Uzbekistan’s approach to using the capacity of the Iranian port city of Chabahar to develop trade and investment in Shahid Beheshti port, in southeast Iran.
Iran’s Customs Office says the country’s exports from the southern port city of Chabahar increased nearly 100% since March 21, 2021 compared with the same period in 2019.
Iran has long sought to use the potential of its strategic southern coastal region of Mokran along the Sea of Oman to expand its oil and petrochemicals sector, diversify its outlets for key crude petroleum exports, which have been concentrated in the Persian Gulf region, and increase its strategic clout.
Iran’s southeastern port city of Chabahar has received the first shipment of strategic port terminal handling equipment from an Indian contractor involved in the development of the port.
Tis Mosque is located in Chabahar, southeastern Iran. The interior of this building, which is similar to Pakistani and Indian mosques, has been built 1,000 years ago.
Chabahar, an Iranian port city known for its strategic position and access to high seas, has also remarkable natural places and tourist attractions.
Various wall paintings by the local artists of Chabahar in south-eastern Iran have given the port city an interesting, colourful look.
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri says Tehran has made serious efforts to implement its part of a deal with India and Afghanistan on the development of Chabahar Port, and expects the other parties to be more active in fulfilling their commitments.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the current and future generations of the region will reap the benefits of the Chabahr port jointly developed by Iran and India.
Gwadar Bay with its wild and attractive nature is located in the southernmost region of Iran near the country’s only ocean port Chabahar.
An Iranian official says non-oil exports from the strategic Chabahar port in south-eastern Iran has grown by 100% in the first quarter of the current Iranian year compared to the same period last year.
Located in southeastern Iran on the coast of Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman, Chabahar is the only oceanic port of Iran.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he is putting forward a "proposal" during his ongoing trip to Islamabad for connecting Pakistan's Gwadar port to its "complementary" port Chabahar in southeastern Iran.
The US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Alice Wells says Washington has agreed with the request of Kabul to exempt Iran’s Chabahar port from the US sanctions, considering the significance of the strategic port city for the development of Afghanistan.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Chabahar Port in southeastern Iran, which is being developed by Indian investors, is a symbol of cooperation between Tehran and New Delhi.
A conference on investment in, and the development of the Iranian port city of Chabahar was recently held in Iran, bringing together investors and authorities from 35 countries.