PMO News Portal - During the first meeting on the
International Transport and Transit Corridor Agreement, Mohammad Ali Hasanzadeh
stated that with the operationalizing the agreement within the next two months,
Iranian, Indian and Afghan businessmen will be able to transit their goods on
this corridor at a lower cost.
He also added that not all countries have access to the sea,
while shipping costs are much lower through the sea. Fortunately, Iran in the
south of the country has a vast and water border from Khorramshahr to Chabahar
and is able to provide decent maritime and shipping services to neighboring
Deputy of Port and Economic Affairs of Ports and Maritime
Organization concluded that the most important objective of Chabahar transit
agreement is to provide transportation services to neighboring countries for
development of transit in the region.