India and Tajikistan will work on trade and transit linkages through Chabahar Port in Iran, says PM Modi

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 December 2016, 02:54 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Pic: ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Pic: ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon on Saturday issued a joint statement in Delhi.

Here is what all PM Modi said:

$We appreciate Tajikistan's role in the central-asian region as a mainstay against the forces of extremism, radicalism & terrorism

#We (India and Tajikistan) will work on trade and transit linkages through Chabahar Port in Iran

#India and Tajikistan enjoy a rewarding partnership in capacity and institution-building

#President and I agreed that peace in Afghanistan is very important for the region

#President and I agreed on the need to increase the scope & scale of our economic engagement especially trade and investment traffic

#President Rahmon and I had fruitful discussions earlier today

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