Question- “Chabahar port” of Iran is located on –
(a)Gulf of Oman
(b)Gulf of Mannar
(c)Gulf of Khambhat
(d)Gulf of Hormuz
- Iran will hand over the strategic Chabahar port to an Indian company within a month for operation as per an interim pact.
- Chabahar port is the only oceanic port of Iran and is located on gulf of Oman.
- The port gives access to the energy-rich Persian Gulf nations’ southern coast.
- It is helpful for India in bypassing Pakistan and transporting goods to Afghanistan.