According to the Mehr correspondent , the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade on Tuesday afternoon at the opening ceremony of the first export terminal of Iranian handmade carpets in Zanjan, emphasizing that one of the necessities today in the field of economy is to strengthen the country’s export infrastructure. We can see that the country’s export infrastructure is weak in all sectors, and this makes us act to strengthen this infrastructure as a necessity.
Hamid Zadboom, pointing out that carpets are among the items that have a high export capacity in the country and to overcome the problems that exist in this area, the capacities created in Zanjan export terminal can be used, added: “Undoubtedly, by launching an export terminal In Zanjan, the issue of exporting Iranian hand-woven carpets can be given a lot of impetus and the motivation of activists in this field can be increased.
The Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Deprived Areas of the country also emphasized that one of the priorities of the government in rural areas is to create employment: Fortunately, 95% of the country’s villages have basic infrastructure including health, electricity, education and… And given this infrastructure, the government is trying to provide employment in these areas.
Mohammad Omid, stating that the establishment of an export terminal for handmade carpets in Zanjan can provide the basis for activities in the field of carpet industry, continued: Statistics and reasons for reverse migration indicate that the most important reason for reverse migration is employment and since society A village has long been associated with the subject of carpet weaving, so the creation of this infrastructure can lead to rural employment.
Recalling that the share of carpets in rural handicrafts is 10%, he said: “Fortunately, Zanjan is one of the provinces that has an acceptable absorption in the field of carpets in the villages, and therefore the establishment of an export terminal for Iranian handmade carpets in this province can mobilize other provinces.” This will be the field.
The head of the ECO Cultural Institute continued the ceremony, stating that the ECO countries have many common cultures and definitions, including in the field of carpet and carpet weaving, said: “Undoubtedly, Iran is one of the countries whose carpet is a cultural flag and all The world knows Iran with this culture. On the other hand, we believe that cooperation in these areas will have a positive impact on trade between countries.
Sarvar Bakhti pointed out that areas such as carpets have not only affected trade, but also cultural issues, said: creating a favorable environment for cultural cooperation, is one of the goals of the ECO Cultural Institute and Countries in the field of carpets, this issue can be more visible than before.
The representative of Zanjan and Tarom people in the Islamic Consultative Assembly, stating that supporting handicrafts means supporting 400,000 jobs, said: “Handicrafts is one of the areas that we urgently need to strengthen in order to get out of the oil economy, so we believe that support should be It is necessary to do this part, the most important of which is to help marketing to sell products.
Mostafa Taheri emphasized that the slogan of the year will be realized when we take care of the market in the field of business, noting: “Undoubtedly, the root of all economic problems will be solved by the leap of production, so supporting the field of handicrafts means Finally, be present with the activists in this field and have a plan for selling products and marketing.