“A new transit corridor will be formed on the axis of Amirabad - Dogharoon - Chabahar.”, Said Amirabad ports and maritime Manager.
PMO News Portal - On a press conference, referring to the
formation of the new corridor of Amir Abad - Dogharoon-Chabahar, Siavash
Rezvani stated that to increase the transit influence of Iran in the region,
the new corridor will be formed with the transit axis of Amirabad-Dogharoon-Chabahar,
and now the agreement between the countries of Iran And Afghanistan has been
signed with the presence of Indian traders and will be operational in the near
He added that India and Afghanistan are interested in
trading with the northern countries of the Caspian Sea and transit of cargo through
Amir Abad port. Port of Amirabad is an opportunity to meet the economic needs
of the country through sea transport. For this purpose we are trying to
strengthen export and import activities.
"In Amirabad port, 239 companies were exploited with 6900
billion Rials investment, 13 of which are being under construction with 6700
billion Rials worth of investment," Rezvani said regarding Amirabad port investment.
Last year, three million and 800 thousand tons of goods were
unloaded and loaded at Amir Abad Port with a nominal capacity of 7,500,000
He continued: Ro-Ro wharf is of great importance for Iran
and the Caspian littoral. In Amirabad port, it is connected to the national rail
network and has a truck ramp. There has been 70 percent of progress for this
project and 800 billion Rials have been invested so far.