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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Three - 07 March 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Three - 07 March 2023 - Page 8

News in Brief

Minister inaugurates dry port

IRNA – The first phase of Iran’s biggest dry port and rail terminal called Aprin was officially inaugurated on Monday in a ceremony by Roads and Urban Development Minister Mehrdad Bazrpash.
Covering approximately 450 hectares of land near the capital Tehran, Aprin is located at the junction of Iran’s East-West and North-South rail corridors, which makes it a significant hub for the distribution and exports of goods via railroad.

Call for boosting trade with Qatar

IRNA – The head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) stressed the expansion of trade ties with Qatar and cooperation with the Qatari traders and businessmen in the field of partnership and joint investment and infrastructure development.
Alireza Peyman-Pak made the remarks on the sidelines of the Iran-Qatar business forum in Tehran on Monday.

Iran plans to produce 160K tons of shrimp per year

IRNA – The head of Iran Fisheries Organization (IFO) said that the country has set a target to produce some 160,000 tons of shrimp per year.
Hossein Hosseini said on Monday that the target will be part of Iran’s Seventh Five-year Development Plan (2023-27).
He said Iran has also set a target to reach some 500,000 tons of farmed output from the sea and some 850,000 tons of sea fishing.  
IFO figures indicate that Iran produced 61,000 tons of shrimp in 950 aquaculture centers in the 11 months to late February.


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