Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance in a meeting with the Managing Directors of the Free Zones said:

Free Zones Must Turn to Hubs for Publishing New Patterns in Economics

Kish Island, February 4, 2019-The Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance has emphasized the role of free-trade-industrial zones in increasing the country's share of the global economy and stated that free zones should become centers for publishing new patterns in a variety of areas, especially economic ones.

According to the Public Relations and International Affairs Department of Kish Free Zone Organization quoting the Government's Information Center, at the joint meeting of the Council of Deputies of the Secretariat of the Supreme Council of the Free Trade Zones and the Managing Directors of Free Trade Zones of Iran with presence of the Advisor to the President and the secretary of the Supreme Council of the Free Zones of Iran, the governor of Sistan and Baluchistan, and the representatives of the constituencies of Chabahar and Iranshahr, held in Chabahar Free Zone, Dr. Farhad Dejpasand stated: "Free zones should have a leading role in the economy of the country, which will be realized when defining specialized functions for each region, and free zones will focus on these functions with a detailed plan."

He emphasized the high capacity of the free zones to increase the country's share of the global economy and added: "If we look at these free zones in this way, we need to design and implement a large number of plans for these areas."

"The Free Zones in the country should become centers for the publication of new patterns in various fields, especially economy, and by attracting domestic and foreign investors in various fields such as industries and mines, tourism, science and technology, medical services and Treatment and production, providing the country's economic and infrastructure development." he added.

He said that Iran's economy needs special care now, government officials and private sector activists in the free zones are considered as the most effective officials and said: "when the country has barriers to economic development, free zones can do what cannot be done on the mainland, and basically these areas have been established to achieve this policy.

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution, Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance described forty years as the age that the revolution has grown to its full extent, referring to passing all the problems and economic constraints that the enemies of the revolution imposed on the Iranian people during this time and expressing hope for the country's economy to benefit from its 40-year experience to pass through the current situation.

PR & Int'l Affairs Department- KFZO