India gets access to strategic Oman port Duqm


  • In a strategic move to expand its footprint in the Indian Ocean region, India has secured access to the key Port of Duqm in Oman for military use and logistical support.
  • This is part of India’s maritime strategy to counter Chinese influence and activities in the region.
  • The services of Duqm port and dry dock will be available for maintenance of Indian military vessels.

About Port Duqm

  • The Port of Duqm is situated on the southeastern seaboard of Oman, overlooking the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.
  • It is strategically located, in close proximity to the Chabahar port in Iran.

Other Projects by India

  • Assumption Island- in Seychelles
  • Agalega Islands- in Mauritius


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