Oman Ambassador to Iran Saud bin Ahmad Khalid al-Barwani
made the remarks in a meeting with the managing director of Chabahar Free Zone
Abdulrahim Kurdi on Sunday afternoon.
“Increasing business and economic cooperation between Oman
and Iran could lead to the development of relations between the two countries,”
The ambassador further described Chabahar as the best
platform for Iran-Oman relations, adding that the port can play an important
role in the development of regional trade in the future.
He also attached great importance to the tourism, commercial
and economic potentialityies of Chabahar, saying that the Iranian port is an
attractive area in the region for investment.
The Omani diplomat expressed Oman’s readiness to implement
phase 2 of Chabahr’s Shahid Beheshti port along with the passenger terminal of
Shahid Kalantari Port there.
In the meeting, the managing director of Chabahar Free Zone
Abdulrahim Kurdi, for his part, detailed the commercial and trade capabilities
and the potentialities of Chabahar Free Zone, stressing that his organization
seeks to provide high-quality services to the investors in order to play a
positive role in the relations between Iran and Oman.
He further said that Iran-Oman bilateral cooperation plays a
positive role in the economic development of the region, adding that the
Chabahar Free Zone is ready for more industrial and agricultural investment.
He also emphasized that the talks and relations between Oman
and Chabahar Free Zone must become operational.
While in Chabahar, the Omani ambassador along with his
accompanying delegation visited the commercial, transit and tourist facilities
of the port and the coastal region of Chabahar.