Iran’s PMO talks linking Shahid Beheshti Port to country’s rail network
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 13
By Elnur Baghishov - Trend:
Linking Shahid Beheshti Port to Iran’s rail network is one of priorities of the country’s Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Deputy Managing Director for Engineering and Development of Infrastructures at PMO Mohammad Reza Allahyar said during his visit to the Chabahar port, Mehr News Agency reported.
He said that ports play an important role in Iran’s economy. Presently, the development of ports and ensuring the logistics goals of the economy are based on railways, he noted.
The Iranian official said that the development of the Chabahar port guarantees ensuring the country’s national interests.
The development of ports is accompanied by the economic development of the population in surrounding areas, he added.
Therefore, focusing on the employment of the population in the surrounding areas is important for the infrastructure and development of ports, he said.