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53% Growth in the Performance of Guilan Ports Promises to Develop the Country's Port Activities

53% Growth in the Performance of Guilan Ports Promises to Develop the Country's Port Activities
The Minister of Roads and Urban Development, on the sidelines of a visit to Anzali Port, referring to the antiquity of the Anzali Port Complex, said: "The 53% growth in the performance of Guilan ports promises the development of the country's port activities."

Mohammad Eslami, Minister of Roads and Urban Development, told reporters at noon on Tuesday, November 17, on the sidelines of the inauguration and operation of 11 projects of the Anzali Port Complex, in front of reporters, referring to the antiquity and prominent role of Anzali port in the country's trade relations, he said: “the policy of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development and the Ports and Maritime Organization is to create investment opportunities for the private sector, strengthen and develop infrastructure in the country's ports.”

He said that the infrastructure of Anzali Port has been developed, adding: "Last year, three berth posts were opened, and today, one general cargo grain berth post and two oil berth posts were put into operation."

Referring to the addition of new and up-to-date equipment in Anzali Port and the investment of nearly 200 billion Tomans by the private sector and the Ports and Maritime Organization in this port, Eslami said: “53% growth in the performance of Guilan ports promises to develop the country's port activities.”

He pointed to the measures taken by ports and shipping to create investment attractions for traders and continued: "launching a refrigerated container shipping line that runs directly from Anzali port to the Caspian ports - as one of the basic needs of traders to transport fruit and leeks - were among the most effective measures taken in this port.”

The Minister of Roads and Urban Development, stating that these executive activities are carried out in order to be able to expand the logistics and equipment capacities of Anzali port, said: “the berth posts are currently sufficiently developed.”

He continued: "We have memoranda of understanding with the Caspian Littoral States that can accelerate trade facilities and transit exchanges, and fortunately, necessary political and executive foundations have been laid."

Dec 15, 2020 10:27
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