Development of joint maritime tourism, port and combined transportation
According to the Public Relations and International Affairs of the Anzali Free Zone Organization, the Deputy Minister of Transportation and the Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Talegh Zvyf, visited the capacities of this region, especially the Caspian Sea Port and the Marina Harbor. The chairman of the board of directors and the managing director of the organization, both emphasized on the necessity of developing maritime tourism cooperation and commercial and port relations based on agreements and utilization of newly created capacities.
Dr. Reza Mesroor, chairman of the board of directors and managing director of Anzali Free Zone Organization, stated that Anzali Free Zone is the only Iranian free zone in the Caspian Sea, the capacities and capabilities created by its organization in the industrial, economic, and tourist areas. Said the Republic of Azerbaijan is a very important country in the Caspian Sea, and, given the cultural and historical backgrounds of the past, Iran and especially the Guilan province and the Anzali Free Zone have good cooperation capacities with the country. The operationalization of these opportunities should be put on the agenda.
Referring to his three-year trip to the top of the Supreme Economic Council from Gilan province to the country and to visit the development projects of the Azerbaijani port, which led to numerous agreements on cooperation, especially in the two areas of the creation and development of maritime tourism and The trade exchanges were established by establishing a shipping line between the ports of the country and the Caspian port, adding that the organization signed a memorandum of understanding with the Special Zone Lotus Astrakhan in the field of recreational cruises, developing cruise tourism, which is expected to be operational by next year. On the basis of which the ship travels between the ports of Caspian and Astrakhan, before The agency has been working to increase the ferry crossings between the ports of Baku and the ports of Caspian and Anzali-Do-Bandar, located in the area of Anzali Free Zone.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of the organization further explains the capacities of the complex of Caspian port, aimed at developing export and expansion of trade with the Caspian states, said: Considering the legal advantages and capacities created in various transit areas and plans Economic development and measures taken to activate international transit corridors from this region include capacities of the Caspian port and logistic facilities, and are being developed for the exchange of goods between the two countries, in the areas of maritime tourism and health tourism and The development of maritime relations has benefited.