Italy to join China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative
Recently, Italian Premier Premier Giuseppe Conte has pledged to make Italy the first Group of Seven nation to join China’s ambitious Belt and Road initiative, despite objections from the United States and concerns within his governing coalition. While, on 20th ..
Tags: Belt and Road Initiative • BRF • Countries • Gwadar • Gwadar Port
India, Afghanistan and Iran hold their first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port project
India, Afghanistan and Iran has recently hold their first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port project in Tehran during which they reviewed its implementation. The Indian delegation was led by TS Tirumurti, Secretary (Economic Relations). The Afghan and Iran delegations were ..
Tags: Chabahar • Chabahar Port • Gulf of Oman • Gwadar • Gwadar Port
Saudi Arabia to be strategic partner of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
Saudi Arabia will be the third “strategic partner” of the $50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). It was announced after Prime Minister Imran Khan returned from his first foreign trip to the cash-rich kingdom. The CPEC is the flagship project ..
Tags: Belt and Road Initiative • Gwadar • Gwadar Port • Trade routes
Port of Duqm
The Port of Duqm is strategically located situated on southeastern seaboard of Oman, overlooking Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean. It is straddled along critical sea lanes in Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden. It is located in close proximity to ..
Tags: Arabian Peninsula • Arabian Sea • Countries • Duqm • Geography
Afghanistan to use Iran’s ‘Chabahar port’ for shipments & trade
Afghanistan and Iran inked an agreement which will permit Afghanistan to use Iran’s south-eastern Chabahar port for shipments and trade. Why Afghanistan needs to use port of Iran? Afghanistan is a landlocked country thus it needs to use Iran’s port ..
Tags: Afghanistan • Chabahar • Chabahar Port • Countries • Geography
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012