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T.he Indo-Iran Joint business seminar focused on Chabahar Port opportunities in Free Zone and Transit Corridors, held in the capital recently updated all the stakeholders about the developments happening at the port and investment opportunities available in transport and logistics sector. Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping, Road Transport & Highways and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India, spoke about the initiatives taken by the Government of India, to enhance bilateral cooperation in the maritime sector. One of the key elements of bilateral cooperation is commitment towards developing phase one of Shahid Beheshti Port at Chabahar. The strategic location of Chabahar at the mouth of Gulf of Oman, being close to main-line shipping routes, enables the port to act as a gateway port to several nations.