Gk and current affairs Q/A 30 October 2018
By Sandeep nagyaan · 30 Oct 2018
Reference:- Recently held a first trilateral meeting on Chabahar port project by the India, Afghanistan and Iran to reviewed the implementation of the project. This meeting seems very important because the Chabahar port is coming under the sanction of America.
Results of the meeting:-
The meeting decide to constitute a committee which will organise their first meeting within two months. The committee would discuss and aim to finalise protocol to harmonise transit, roads, customs and consular matters for making the route attractive and decrease logistic costs.
About Chabahar port:-
Chabahar port is located on the Gulf of Oman. It is only single oceanic port in Iran and for India it can bypass Pakistan with the Chabahar port becoming functional. Why this port beneficial for India:-
To transporting the goods and other many things to Afghanistan for this aim it is very important port. It can be bypass of Pakistan to transport the things. Another way it will increase the potential of India access to Iran. It can be key gateway to the International North-South Transport Corridor that has sea, rail and road routes between India, Russia, Iran, Europe and Central Asia. The Chabahar port beneficial for to countering the Chine activities in Arabian Sea where Chine increase their action by the Gwador port. This port less than 400km from Chabahar by the land route but 100 km by sea route. The import cost of India will be reduce in case of petroleum material because India purchase the 80% petroleum by the import from many countries such as Iran. And other way it would be the export of India to the Afghanistan. Chabahar port will ensure in the establishment of a politically sustainable connectivity between India and Afghanistan. By the port many political issues can be solve which are very important for the foreign policy of India.
Q1 The Chabahar port are located in
1. Gulf of Oman
2. Gulf of Saudi Arabia
3. Gulf of Faras
4. Non of above
Q2 Which of following are not related with Chabahar port?
1. Import of petroleum
2. Export of Rice
3. urea making facility
4. Copper industry
Q3 Which of following berth are linked with the Chabahar port for 10
1. Jawaharlal Nehru port
2. Mumbai port
3. Visakhapatnam port
Q4 Who is the present president of Iran?
1. Mohammad Khatam
2. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
3. Hassan Rouhani
4. Ali Khamenei