India’s Foreign Policy
India – Iran
▪ India and Iran recently signed a 10-year contract for the operation of the Shahid Beheshti Port Terminal at the strategically important Chabahar port in Iran.
▪ This move will boost regional connectivity as well as trade ties.
▪ A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of the Chabahar port was signed in May 2015.
About Iran
Capital – Tehran

President – Ebrahim Raisi
Currency – Iranian Rial
General Awareness and Public Administration
NHRC – India accreditation deferred
▪ The Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) deferred the accreditation of the National Human Rights Commission-India (NHRC) for the second year in a row.
▪ This is the first time India’s status has been suspended for two years in a row, in 2023 and in 2024.
About NHRC
▪ A statutory body established under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.
Chairperson – Arun Kumar Mishra
▪ GANHRI is an organisation affiliated to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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