Tehran (IP) - Iran's Road and Urban Development Minister said that 55 thousand billion Tomans were signed for the development of the maritime economy and port investment in the coast of Iran.

Iran PressIran news: The maritime and port development conference was held on Dec. 19, 2023.

Attending the event, Mehrdad Bazrpash said: We are looking for the establishment of large transportation and shipping companies so that we can move cargo and goods in the region.

He said: The Ports and Maritime Organization has defined a project worth 57 thousand billion Tomans in the field of maritime transport infrastructure.

Also, as the other keynote speaker, Ali Akbar Safaei stated: During the past 2 years, 65 thousand billion Tomans of contracts have been signed in the country's ports, some of which have been opened and some of which are being implemented.