Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.19
By Aygun Badalova - Trend:
Azerbaijan is looking at linking the Iranian port city of Bandar Abbas to Helsinki, Finland, by rail, Gulf News reported citing Taleh Ziyadov, director-general of Azerbaijan's state-owned Baku International Sea Trade Port.
Azerbaijan, which borders Iran to the south, sees itself connecting Iran with Europe through its northern border with Russia.
Lift of sanction from Iran is going to be a game changer, Taleh Ziyadov said at the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) Global Business Forum in Dubai.
"Geographically, by default, we are in a very good location," he said.
Speaking on logistics development as a means to economic transformation, Ziyadov said the future is all about inter-modal transportation.
Azerbaijan has set up robust logistics infrastructure by building competitive routes to effectively handle time-sensitive and high-value goods which have contributed to business growth across the region, Ziyadov added.
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