India port operator to shun cargo from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran

India port operator to shun cargo from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran

October 12, 2021 Off By
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Al-Araby

India’s largest port operator has said it will not handle cargo from Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan from next month following the seizure of almost three tonnes of heroin. Adani Ports, part of the Adani Group conglomerate, said Monday that its “trade advisory” will apply to all the terminals it operates including third-party terminals from 15 November. It did not give a reason but the decision follows the seizure of almost three tonnes (6,600 pounds) of heroin from two containers at the Mundra port off India’s western coast in Gujarat state last month. The consignment, which authorities said o…

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