Tehran, Iran, Jan.25
Deputy Head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran announced a convention called “Chabahar Day” which will be held on March 26th.
“The cost of transportation to Chabahar port is lower than the cost to other ports, and the port has a good position for transit of goods and provide export and import services to the eastern and northeastern provinces of the country,” Deputy Head of Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran Mohammad Ali Hasanzadeh told Trend.
"We have investment opportunities in creating cargo terminals in this port, and also by calling on passenger terminals, we are going to attract participation of the companies that are active in the field of tourism and offshore," he said.
“By creating the opportunity to transport some of the goods from the eastern provinces, we can help both the country's economy and neighboring countries to use the privileged position of Chabahar port,” he said.
“About 35 foreign countries were invited to attend the conference, and on that day, the benefits, capacities and potential of the port of Chabahar will be announced,” said Hasanzadeh.
"We have plans to connect the Chabahar port to free zones, which will give tax incentives to some of the activists, as well as connect the port to the national rail network, which will lead to an increase in the level of progress on the coast of Makran," he said.