Facilitated conditions for the presence of foreign tourists in Arvand Free Zone

Deputy of Investment and Business Development of Arvand Free Zone Organization said: with the actions taken, passengers entering from the border of Shalamcheh can receive the required services on regular basis.
According to the Public Relations and International Affairs department of Arvand Free Zone Organization, Seyed Ali Mousavi at a joint meeting with Iraqi officials on the Iraqi side of Shalamcheh border with the presence of the Deputy of Cultural, Social and Tourism, Deputy of Investment and Business Development and a group of Arvand Free Zone Organization officials, governor of Khorramshahr and a group of Iraqi officials, said: “We separated the trading route from passenger route of Shalamcheh last week, and a large parking lot equipped with Closed-Circuit Televisions (CCTV) was prepared to provide taxi and related services.”
He added, taxi drivers have been selected and approved, they have a transit card and their competence have been investigated.
Deputy of Investment and Business Development of Arvand Free Zone Organization stated: “Even those who are involved in carrying luggages of passengers have been selected and we are looking to rate distances until the tariffs are set.
Mousavi said: “As a result, travelers entering Shalamcheh can receive necessary services on a regular basis, and we make sure that they are organized and there is no concern about taxis.”
Referring to the gates intended to pass through the administrative process of passengers on the border of Shalamcheh, he noted: “We had six gates for entering and six gates for departure, with four routes for ladies and eight for men, and if needed, these gates can be increased.
Deputy of Investment and Business Development of Arvand Free Zone Organization added: “We had meetings with Abadan and Khorramshahr marketers, unions and guilds, and we had the necessary hints and trainings to improve the way to deal with tourists and travelers, and we are also monitoring this process.”
Mousavi said: On a daily basis, traffic is monitored on the border and a full-time representative is set up on the border to resolve any problems, we also try to reduce the problems at the Iraqi side.