Q. “Ashgabat Agreement” often seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] International solar policy

[B] International multi modal transport corridor

[C] International primary health policy

[D] International refugee policy

Answer: B

Explanation: Ashgabat Agreement aims to create multi modal international transport transit corridor.

  • It has Oman, Iran, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan as founding members. Kazakhstan has also joined this arrangement subsequently. Pakistan joined Ashgabat agreement in 2016.
  • India has also become member of the agreement, which would enable India to utilize this existing transport and transit corridor to facilitate trade and commercial interaction with the Eurasian region.