Arvand Free Zone

Arvand Free zone is located on northwestern Persian Gulf with an area of 172 km^2at the confluence of two major rivers Karun and Arvand River and it shares border with Iraq and Kuwait. This zone has important rolewith having road, rail, air and marine transportation systems.
Regarding AFZspecial geographical location,its transit and strategic channels at confluence of trade routes; its easy access to international waterways; adjacent to the second largest province in Iraq, Basra considered as religious gateway toHoly pilgrimage routes and trade gateway to this country and Mediterranean, it is recommended to use it as a mechanism of developing infrastructures, motivating trans-regional communication and attracting transit traffic. For this purpose, basic steps will be done in investment, developing transport section and supplying and equipping transit infrastructures.

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