Chinese to invest in N. Khorasan province’s mines

IRNA – Chines investors will make investment worth of five million Yuan in the mines of North Khorasan province, said deputy governor general of the province.

Majid Pour-Isa added after a meeting with Chinese investors that the investments will be made in marble mines of Garmeh County.

“Chinese operation in the province’s mines will start as of the next Iranian year (to start March 21),” he said.

There are also plans to cede land to the Chinese in Bojnourd special economic zone to set up factories, he said.

Some 21 types of minerals with reserves of 775 million tons have been discovered in North Khorasan province, the most important of which are bauxite, marble, limestone and plaster.