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Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 11:23 - 20 February 2013
The President has said that increase in the capacity of Shahid Rajaei Port will contribute to the country's economy.

Speaking in the sidelines of the inauguration of the second expansion phase of Shahid Rajaei Port on Tuesday, the Islamic Republic of Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad provided comments on the contribution of the unprecedented escalation in the country's container transit capacity to the creation of sustainable employment and parallel development.

The President pointed to the improvement in the ranking of Shahid Rajaei Port in trans-regional transportation and increase in the container transport market in the region as horizons defined for Shahid Rajaei Port and said "By the operation of the first and second phases of the port, the container capacity of Shahid Rajaei Port has increased five times in the during the 9th and 10 administrations.”

"The effectiveness trajectory of the expansion of a port graced with the name of Shahid Rajaei reaches to the whole of the Islamic Iran,” said Ahmadinejad, hoping that this capacity enhancement will lead to economic growth in the region.

The President added that "The second phase for Shahid Rajaei Expansion plan was carried out by the knowledgeable and devout youth of the Islamic Iran which doubles the joy in it.”

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