Jask (IP) - In his speech in Jask, Iran's President on Sunday, while referring to the importance of Makran coasts in maritime trade, stressed that this area could become a strategic area for the country.

Iran PressIran News: Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said on Sunday while addressing a gathering of the people of Bandar Jask in Hormozgan province, southern Iran: "Makran coast can reach a point that can become an economic, commercial, trade and production center not only for Hormozgan and Sistan and Baluchistan but for the {whole} country."

He said: "There are a lot of potentials in the Makran coast that can turn them into a very important and strategic economic and commercial, tourism and production hub in the country, which will be a source of prosperity not only for the people of the villages and cities of the region but also for many of our people in other parts of the country."

The president stated: "We must work together to settle this sensitive and strategic region of our country in such a way that there is no village that has drinking water problems and those who are looking for trade and fishing and service and production works including handicrafts can legally earn their lives and be useful for the country."

Raisi continued: "I want this important mission to be done by the Governor General, the Governor and the armed forces, especially in Basij (voluntary force) and entrepreneurs and investors. Today in the Jask region, both capital and profit are guaranteed, this is a valuable place in terms of investment."

Upon his arrival in Hormozgan on Sunday, the President, while visiting the Jask region by air, examined various areas of the strategic area of ​​Makran coasts.

Raisi also attended the second naval area of ​​Jask Province on the occasion of the Army Navy Day and visited the capabilities of this force.

Historically, Makran is a coastal land in the southeast of Iran and southwest of Pakistan, which extends along the Gulf of Oman from Ras al-Kuh in the west of Jask to the southwest of the Balochistan province of Pakistan.

The development of the Makran coast, which is the connecting point of the North-South corridor, has been emphasized many times in the speeches of the e leader of the revolution as well as some senior military commanders in recent years.


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