Indonesia-Chabahar sea line to turn Sistan-Baluchestan to tourism hub
The establishment of the Indonesia-Chabahar sea line can transform the southeastern Iranian port city into a regional tourism and transit hub.
Iran Press/Iran news: Indonesian ambassador to Iran, Octavino Alimudin arrived in the Sistan-Baluchestan province at the head of a delegation on a two-day official visit to explore ways of promoting economic and tourism cooperation, Deputy Head of the Sistan-Baluchestan Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Department Mojtaba Mirhosseini said on Wednesday.
Examining capacities of Milak and Mirjaveh border terminals to help promote economic and tourism development, holding talks with Sistan Baluchestan governor-general and activists of the private sector are on the Indonesian ambassador's agenda.
Holding the Tourism Ministers Meeting of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) will also be discussed during the Indonesian ambassador's meeting with directors of private sectors' tourism firms.
Chabahar Port is located on the southeastern coast of Iran and is about 72 km away from Gwadar Port of Pakistan.
The Chabahar port has a strategic location outside the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz; with easy access to the Indian ocean, playing an important role in regional exporting, importing, trade, and transit of goods.
The oceanic port of Chabahar plays a significant role in Iran's port exchanges with other countries and transit of goods due to its strategic position and access to international waters. 205/211