Ports and Maritime Organization resumed construction of port projects, which were ceased due to the outbreak of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the country.
Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development and CEO of
Ports and Maritime Organization [PMO] Mohammad Rastad made the remarks on Mon.
and added, “immediate compensation of port projects halted due to the outbreak
of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has been put atop agenda of the
Rastad emphasized the need for serious action in the field
of physical progress of these projects.
Speaking in a meeting with deputies of the Organization for
technical and engineering affairs, held via videoconferencing, he stated, “PMO
has focused on accelerating completion of port projects and it is hoped that
all port projects of the Organization will witness salient physical progress.”
The deputy minister of Roads and Urban Development has
emphasized on activation of workshops according to the health protocols as
instructed by the Ministry of Health and Medical Education, he added.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Rastad pointed to the latest
situation of Comprehensive Ports Plan in the country and added, “this comprehensive
plan is in its final stage and will be finalized as a roadmap in line with
developing and progressing Iranian ports by the end of Sept. 2020.”