Chabahar; a Special Port for Central Asian Countries

The main objective of the development and investment on the first phase of Chabahar Port is to create transit freight capacities through the port to Afghanistan and Central Asia countries.
Chabahar; a Special Port for Central Asian Countries

PMO News Portal – During the visit of Ismatullah Irgashiyev, Special Representative of the President of Uzbekistan, Deputy of ports and maritime office of Sistan and Baluchestan province stated that The development of the first phase of Chabahar has been largely due to its transportation capacity for CIS countries and Afghanistan. Chabahar, as a port with access to Oman Sea, could be a good route for the transfer, transit and export of Uzbekistan's rich mineral resources and cotton. Chabahar is also a safe and convenient route for India-Uzbekistan trade to reach $ 2 billion a year.

He also added that The Chabahar port especial location and its proximity to the main shipping routes, have made Chabahar a safe and convenient port for Central Asian countries, especially Uzbekistan. The Chabahar port is the cheapest and shortest route for connecting Central Asian countries and Uzbekistan to free waters.

Seyed Hasan Ebrahimi also expressed that loading and unloading goods and warehousing at Chabahar port are subject to a 30-80% discount compared to other Iranian ports.

Oct 29, 2018 11:13
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