The two state-owned stewards of “Iranian Trading Company’ and “livestock support’ have been ordered to supply, load and unload their staple cargoes and ships through Chabahar port, said the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mining and Commerce.
PMO News Portal - Hossein Moddares Khiabani started that due
to the considerable infrastructure available in Chabahar port, its development
is one of the necessary measures for the country, especially in terms of
commercial operations, unloading and loading of staples and other necessary
goods of the country.
The Deputy Minister of Industry, Mining and Commerce added: The
two state-owned stewards of “Iranian Trading Company’ and “livestock support’ have
been ordered to supply, load and unload their staple cargoes and ships through Chabahar
Accordingly, in order to make the cargo transport from
Chabahar port economical, the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Commerce
coordinated with the Mines and Minerals Development Organization to transport
some mineral cargos to Chabahar port to be shipped to the export destination
At the same time, the necessary materials for many of the
domestic auto parts companies, with related manufacturing units in South
Khorasan Province, will be shipped from Chabahar port.
According to the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mining and
Commerce, given the Chabahar port's access to the Indian Ocean, open waters and
the capacities created there, the Chabahar Development committee has been formed
and will soon be responsible for coordinating government agencies' efforts to
develop the port. This is because the location of Chabahar Port is very
important in terms of expanding Iranian trade and can have a positive impact on
the growth of Iranian business activities.
He emphesized: the government's view is to balance the
distribution of basic commodities between southern ports. We need to be looking
for freight traffic in this strategic port. Chabahar Port has the potential to
handle a large portion of commercial transactions in ports of the country,
especially as ports are now a major part of the country's commercial
infrastructure and need to be regularly developed to meet its provision.