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city (2006 pop. 71,070), Sistan and Baluchistan prov., SE Iran, on the Gulf of Oman; formerly known as Chah Bahar or Bandar Behesti. It was dependent on fishing and agriculture until its port was developed in the 1970s. In 1992 the port was made a free trade and industrial zone. Baluchs form the majority of the local population.
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Pakistan is impediment for fascist Modi, he said adding Gwadar is hurdle on its way to move to Chah Bahar, We are lucky that time tested friend like China is with us.
India had reserved two berths at the Chah Bahar Port and on the same pattern, countries of the Central Asia can reserve berths on Pasni energy corridor or Gwadar Port boosting their trade or improving commercial links with rest of the world.
At the tail-end of his tenure in office, President Asif Ali Zardari visited Iran in March 2013 and performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the Pakistan's section of gas pipeline jointly with his Iranian counterpart President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Chah Bahar near the border.
Iran is in competition with CPEC (China Pakistan Economic Corridor) by developing Chah Bahar sea-port with the help and investment of India, so in near future, strong relations with Iran are not visible.
Responding to an adjournment motion moved by MQM's Mohammad Atteeq Shaikh in the Senate, he said a memorandum of understanding (MoU) had already been inked for declaring Gwadar and Chah Bahar as sister ports.
"With the closing of (nuclear) PMD case, there is no longer any impediment on the way of increasing relations between Iran and India," Zarif said, adding that New Delhi can cooperate with Tehran in development of Chah Bahar Port as well as other economic, trade, and banking activities.
Officials say Iran takes more than its share of water in Chah Bahar, in southeastern Iran, according to Sultan Mahmood Mahmoodi, director of water management in the Ministry of Water and Energy.
India is approaching the region through Iran from Bandar Abbas and Chah Bahar into Afghanistan and Central Asia.
TAHRAN (CyHAN)- A suicide bomber was shot dead at the entrance of the police station in the Iranian city of Chah Bahar, IRNA reported on Tuesday.
In a news analysis carried as its lead story titled "China in Baluchistan," the newspaper said it would throw a challenge, in the midterm to all Iranian ports in the Persian Gulf from Chah Bahar to Bandar Abbas and from Bushahar to Khuramshahar, as well as United Arab Emirates' Dubai Port.