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Shri Nitin Gadkari Says India Trying to Make Chabahar Port in Iran Operational by 2019

The Union Minister also went on an official visit to Tajikistan. Shri Nitin Gadkari, the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping said in Dushanbe, that India is trying to make Chabahar Port in Iran operational by 2019.

Key Highlights:

  • The Union Minister addressed the Indian Community at the inauguration of the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre at the Indian Embassy in Dushanbe.
  • The Union Minister in his address mentioned the efforts and initiatives taken by the NDA Government in the last four years and the massive change that has been brought in the infrastructure sector, with National Highways being built at an unprecedented pace of 28km/day.
  • The Union Minister was on a two-day official visit to Tajikistan to represent India at the high-level global conference on “International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development”.
  • Wide-ranging talks were held between Mr Gadkari and Mr Sirodjidin Muhridin, Foreign Minister of Tajikistan during this visit.
  • The two leaders underlined the need to give further impetus to the ongoing bilateral cooperation in various fields and agreed to enhance mutual cooperation in the area of sustainable water development. 
  • It is interesting to know that the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre at Dushanbe will offer classes in Hindi, Sanskrit, Yoga and various performing arts like music and dance to the Indian diaspora as well as the Tajik people. The Centre has generated a lot of interest and excitement amongst the Tajik people. 

Shri Nitin Gadkari Says India Trying to Make Chabahar Port in Iran Operational by 2019 Shri Nitin Gadkari Says India Trying to Make Chabahar Port in Iran Operational by 2019 Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on June 25, 2018 Rating: 5

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