Zahedan

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Zahedan

(zähādän`), city (1991 pop. 361,623), capital of Sistan and Baluchistan prov., SE Iran, near the borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan. One of Iran's poorer cities, Zahedan is a road junction and the terminus of a railroad that runs into Pakistan.

Zahedan

 

a city in southeast Iran. Population, 42,000 (1971). Zahedan is linked by a railroad branch with the net-work of Pakistan and by highways (through Mashhad and Kerman) with Tehran and the port of Bandar Abbas on the Strait of Hormuz. The city has an airport. A vegetable oil manufacturer, a mill, and an elevator, which was built with the assistance of the USSR, are also located there. It is a commercial center for almonds and dried fruit.

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According to railway sources, the train loaded with rice was going to Zahidan from Quetta.
According to railway sources the train loaded with rice was going to Zahidan from Quetta .
Efforts are underway to restore Quetta Zahidan rail track, which was damaged near Sorgil in Dalbandin.
Meanwhile, the trained women including Zahidan, Jamila, Raheela, Noorbano and others told the media men we have been able to prepare cultural dresses and handicrafts in their villages and sell their products in market easily .
Iranian delegation was headed by Majid Arjouni, DG Zahidan Railways.
More so, Christine Fair of RAND Corporation had once said, 'Having visited the Indian mission in Zahidan, Iran, I can assure you they are not issuing visas as the main activity.
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There have also been discussions on a number of other projects in the past such as the construction of the crude oil pipeline, up gradation of 633 kms Quetta-Zahidan railway track, construction of 143 km Noushki-Dalbandin Highway, and supply of 1,000 MW of electricity from Zahidan to Quetta through a transmission line.
A freight train has to be cut in three parts for traveling from Sibbi to Quetta, while maximum speed for a Quetta - Zahidan train is 20-30 kms per hour.
Now Chaman is the eastern- most extremity of Balochistan and is near the Pakistan- Afghanistan border, whereas Saravan is in the south- east of Zahidan and is near the Pakistan- Iran border.
He has revealed that the department is also involved now to resume the operation of ECO train to Turkey through Taftan and Zahidan.
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