Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks of ‘shared ties’, says lifting of sanctions has opened up opportunities.
Project illustrates India’s opportunity. Delay points to deep-rooted internal constraints
Stating that Indian public and private sector firms were keen on investing in Iran, Modi said the signing of agreement on development of Chabahar port will provide wider connectivity.
Prime Minister Modi’s visit will mainly focus on connectivity and infrastructure, energy partnership with Tehran and boosting bilateral trade.
Indian officials say that besides Chabahar, the International South-South Transport Corridor will be another major project India is interested in.
The arrests were made under a two-year-old sting operation named “Spider II”, targeting among others models who post photos online without the hijab.
Indira Gandhi said India sought friendship with all nations, especially its neighbours.
Iran was India’s second-biggest oil supplier before the sanctions hampered its trade relations. The country is set to import at least 400,000 barrels per day of Iranian oil in the year from April 1.
The Modi-Khamenei meeting will be closely watched, especially by Israel, Pakistan and the United States. Khamenei is Iran’s most powerful leader who controls all policy matters.
Iran has scrapped free delivery of crude oil to Indian refiners last month.
Results from Friday’s second ballot will decide who has the most power when lawmakers are sworn in next month
Sahel Filsoof has turned his shuttle taxi into a mobile library as he believes that people could solve many of their problems by reading books.
Enhancing energy cooperation and development of the Chabahar port were the centerpiece of talks which was mostly dominated by economic issues.
The Persian Gulf nation is now insisting on being paid in Euros for the oil it sells to Indian refiners.
If the US seeks “stability” it should “leave the region and stop supporting terrorists,” Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan said.