Parl. okays attachment of Shahid Kalantari, Beheshti ports to CFZ

Iranian Parliament agreed with the attachment of ports of Shahid Kalantari and Shahid Beheshti to Chabahar Free Industrial-Trade Zone (CFZ).
Parl. okays attachment of Shahid Kalantari, Beheshti ports to CFZ

attachment of Shahid Kalantari and Shahid Beheshti ports was agreed with 139 ‘yes’ votes, 25 ‘no’ votes and 4 abstention votes out of total 209 legislators attended in the session.

According to Article 1 of the bill, the 67871-acre area will be annexed to the Chabahar Free Trade-Industrial Zone.

Speaking at the session, Seyyed Hassan Hosseini Shahroudi, spokesman for the parliament's economic commission, stated that The Chabahar Free Trade Zone Development Bill, which had been referred to the Commission, was discussed and debated by the relevant Parliamentary Assembly experts at a meeting on January 12 and was unanimously adopted.

Sayed Ali Ediani, in favor of the bill, said: "Strengthening the Chabahar Free Zone will make it a gateway for the development of the country and the province of Sistan and Baluchistan."

Jan 18, 2020 14:24
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