Swaraj expressed her country's eagerness to participate in the $5 billion Farzad-B gas field as soon as possible, asking Iran to expedite normal procedures to that end, The Economic Times reported on Tuesday.
She made the remarks after meeting Iranian Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia in New Delhi. Tayyebnia is visiting India for a bilateral Joint Commission meeting co-chaired by the Indian external affairs minister.
At the meeting, both sides signed a comprehensive agreement on cooperation in various fields, including energy, infrastructure, banking, consular affairs, trade and tourism.
In the Joint Commission meeting, Swaraj also stressed that connectivity afforded by Indian participation in Iran’s southern Chabahar Port will facilitate linking Afghanistan and Central Asia with India.