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Sister Port Agreement between Chabahar and Copenhagen Malmo
MRUD News—A Sister Port Agreement is reached between Chabahar Port and Copenhagen Malmo Port during the meeting of Abbas Akhoundi, Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development with Ann Linde, Sweden's Minister for EU Affairs and Trade in Dadman Tower on February 13, 2017.
In this meeting, Akhoundi explained the extensive renovation schemes of Iran for development of rail, road, and aviation fleets.
He also pointed to the academic cooperation between Iran and Sweden and presence of large Swedish companies like Volvo and Scania in Iran's Market.
Akhoundi further informed that considering diverse attractions of Iran's market, Sweden along with other countries with advanced transport industries can help Iran to develop its transport sector.
Ann Linde also pointed to the long and strong relations of Iran and Sweden and told that "Iran is among large, untapped and emerging markets that cannot be ignored; thus, presence of Swedish boards of delegates in Iran is a great honor for us".
Sweden is an advanced country in new technologies particularly in transport. Also Swedish companies in transport industries are very progressive and are ready to cooperate with Iran in different sectors.
At the end of meeting, the heads of Chabahar Port and Copenhagen Malmo Port signed Sister Port Agreement with the aim of developing port and maritime cooperation between the two countries.
According to khosro Sarie, the Secretary General of Tariff and Agreements of Port and Maritime Organization (PMO) in Iran, this Sister Port Agreement is emphasized in line with developing economic relations and cooperation in the field of maritime environment, technical and engineering issues, ports and maritime training, investment, exchange of information and forming joint taskforce to create new strategies.