President orders establishment of 23 SEZs, 1 FTZ

November 4, 2010

TEHRAN -– President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ordered his administration that a bill related to establishing one free trade-industry zone and 23 special economic zones in the country be carried out.

The Mehr News Agency reported that according to the directive the government can open a free trade-industry zone in the northwestern town of Maku.
The administration has also been asked to set up special economic zones in areas designated by the cabinet in 19 provinces