Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will be on a three-day visit to India from Thursday. Bilateral talks are likely to focus on the progress on the Chabahar port of Iran that New Delhi is helping to develop, bilateral trade — particularly the issue of Indian investment in Iran’s Farzad-B gas field and oil imports, and mutual regional security concerns.
Rouhani’s is the first visit by an Iranian President to New Delhi since that Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, came to India in 2003, at the invitation of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
Rouhani will visit New Delhi to hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. He is scheduled to land in Hyderabad on Thursday evening. On Friday, the Iranian President will offer prayers at the Makkah Masjid and also address a gathering of religious leaders and intellectuals. Read More…
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