PM Modi in Iran, day 2: As it happened

By Ankita Bhandari | Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2016 - 23:43
Image courtesy: MEA, India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on his two-day visit to Iran where he met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani.

23 May 2016, 21:01 PM

PM Modi concludes his visit to Iran.

23 May 2016, 20:56 PM

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23 May 2016, 20:51 PM

 Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei receives PM Modi.

23 May 2016, 20:18 PM

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The spirit of Sufism is also reflected in the Indian concept of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’, the World as one family: PM Modi

23 May 2016, 20:17 PM

The richness of Persian heritage is an integral part of the fabric of Indian society. A part of Iranian culture lives in Indian hearts: PM Modi

23 May 2016, 20:17 PM

This fulfils a responsibility to familiarize our younger generations with the riches of our cultural heritage: PM Modi

23 May 2016, 20:16 PM

PM Narendra Modi begins final speech of the day, says Conference is ideally timed, an occasion to renew our centuries old association.

23 May 2016, 18:51 PM

The eco fruits of the Chahbahar Agreement will expand trade, attract invs't, build infra, develop industry & create jobs for our youth. The Agreement will strengthen our ability to stand against those whose only motto is to maim and kill innocents: PM Modi

23 May 2016, 18:50 PM

The Agreement on the establishment of a Trilateral Transport & Transit Corridor can alter the course of history of this region. This is also the guiding philosophy and driving spirit of the Chahbahar Agreement. This will be a corridor of peace and prosperity: PM Modi

23 May 2016, 18:49 PM

Bahar means 'spring' and I hope this port means spring for all of us.With our joint investments, we can connect India to Afghanistan, Central Asia and Europe: Hassan Rouhani

23 May 2016, 18:48 PM

23 May 2016, 16:36 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Tehran, Iran.

23 May 2016, 16:34 PM

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani arrives in Tehran for signing of trilateral agreement on Chabahar port between India, Iran and Afghanistan.

23 May 2016, 16:30 PM

Trilateral Transit agreement between India, Iran and Afghanistan to be signed shortly.

23 May 2016, 13:51 PM

"Both India and Iran will consult closely and regularly on combating threats of terrorism, radicalism, drug trafficking and cyber crime," says PM Narendra Modi in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 13:47 PM

"Pact to develop Chabahar Port for which India will provide USD 500 million is a key milestone" says PM Narendra Modi in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 13:44 PM

"We have agreed to consult closely and regularly on combating threats of terrorism, radicalism, drug trafficking and cyber crime," says PM Narendra Modi in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 13:43 PM

"Trilateral Transport  and Transit Agreement to be signed later today will open new routes for India, Iran and Afghanistan to connect," says PM Narendra Modi in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 13:41 PM

"We also have shared concerns at the spread of forces of instability, radicalism and terror in our region," says PM Narendra Modi in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 13:36 PM

"As friends and neighbours, we have shared interest in each other's growth and prosperity, and joys and sorrows. We can never forget that Iran was among the first countries to come forward in support when an earthquake struck my state, Gujarat, in 2001," says PM Narendra Modi in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 13:34 PM

"Visiting Iran is a great privilege for me. India and Iran are not new friends. Through ages, the beauty and richness of the Persian heritage has attracted the world to Iran," says Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 13:33 PM

"We discussed how we can cooperate on intelligence sharing and how we can get closer to each other in our fight against terrorism," says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

23 May 2016, 13:32 PM

"We discussed about tourism and also talked about courses in Hindi, Persian to be held in the two countries," says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

23 May 2016, 13:31 PM

"Chabahar port can serve as a point of connectivity between different countries, especially India and Afghanistan, eastern Europe," says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

23 May 2016, 13:30 PM

Chabahar port can become very big symbol of cooperation between Iran and India. Hope both countries can build broader ties beyond trade, says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

23 May 2016, 13:28 PM

Considering that both countries have an important port like Chabahar, we can have vast cooperation: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

23 May 2016, 13:27 PM

Economic relationship between two countries can become much bigger compared to the past: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

 

23 May 2016, 13:26 PM

"We have always attached great importance to our relations with India, a major power," says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during press statement.

23 May 2016, 13:24 PM

India, Iran sign 12 crucial agreements in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 13:16 PM

India, Iran sign agreements for cooperation in various field.

23 May 2016, 13:09 PM

India, Iran seal bilateral pact on Chabahar port.

23 May 2016, 13:07 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sign crucial trilateral pact on Chabahar port to boost trade.

23 May 2016, 13:07 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani witness signing of 10 key agreements between India and Iran.

23 May 2016, 11:58 AM

Delegation level talks between PM Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underway.

23 May 2016, 10:58 AM

The trilateral agreement on connectivity of India with landlocked Afghanistan through the Iranian port of Chabahar to be signed in the presence of PM Narendra Modi, Iran President Hassan Rouhani and Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

23 May 2016, 10:58 AM

PM Narendra Modi and Iran President Hassan Rouhani to jointly address press later today, highlighting the developments. 

23 May 2016, 10:25 AM

Watch: PM Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 10:22 AM

PM Narendra Modi and Iran President Rouhani exchange ideas at a restricted meeting, ahead of delegation level talk.

23 May 2016, 10:11 AM

PM Narendra Modi receives ceremonial welcome at Sa'dabad Palace in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 10:10 AM

PM Narendra Modi meets Iran President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran.

23 May 2016, 10:06 AM

Chabahar agreement new era for India-Iran ties, engine of growth, says Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari.

23 May 2016, 09:59 AM

PM Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO on the launch of India's first indigenous space shuttle RLV-TD

23 May 2016, 09:57 AM

On Sunday, PM Narendra Modi offered prayers at Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Gurudwara in Tehran. "We Indians have a specialty. We accept everyone and assimilate with everyone,'' says PM Modi while addressing a community gathering at the gurudwara.

23 May 2016, 09:47 AM

The prestigious Chabahar Port project was visualized during the earlier NDA regime, though it hibernated for quite long, mainly due to the slapping of international sanctions against Iran. However, post-sanctions Iran is now ready for welcoming global role in its economy.

23 May 2016, 09:47 AM

In the afternoon, the trilateral agreement on connectivity of India with landlocked Afghanistan through the Iranian port of Chabahar will be signed. It will be witnessed by Prime Minister Modi and President Rouhani and Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

 

23 May 2016, 09:47 AM

The two leaders are expected to discuss issues of mutual interest like improving connectivity, regional and international issues including the menace of terror and extremism and the ways and means of carrying forward bilateral relations to a higher level.

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