CEO of Maku Free Zone Announced: Maku to Host Cliff Climbing in Nature
With the aim of
creating vitality and happiness in the region, national festival of rock
climbing will be held in nature on the biggest rocky cliff of the world (Maku's Qayeh) in September this year.
Froozan, CEO of Maku Free Zone, in a joint meeting with the Director General of
Sports and Health of High Council Secretariat of Free Zones, and vice president
of mountaineering federation, by discussing the sport problems of the region,
said: One of the major tourist attractions of Maku is soaring mountains which
is unique in the world and Maku free zone organization is aimed to pave the way
for fostering sporting heroes in the zone.
Froozan also commented:
Considering unique curvature of Qayeh mountain in Maku, organization is studying
on establishing national parks and lighting and is lobbying to build a hotel which
will add to the beauties of mountain and will attract domestic and foreign tourists.
Chairman of the
Maku Free Zone enumerating the advantages of Maku such as proximity to two
airports in Nakhchevan and Turkey said: Regarding athletic talent of young
people in Maku, it should return to its heyday and we will do our most effort.
He noted: The
organization intends to prepare an integrated and systematic plans in the field
of sport in terms of quantity and quality to reach the desired point.
At the end
Froozan announced that national festival of cliff climbing in nature will be
held on the greatest stone cliff in Maku in September this year.
Mansooreh Gorji, vice president of
mountaineering federation, in this meeting commented: Thanks to high potential
of Qayeh mountain, Maku is known as cliff climbing hub of the country and we
try to record a festival in world federation calendar.
She said: Welfare
and service infrastructure will be provided in Qayeh mountain and this will
attract tourists and will cause stable employment.
With the aid and support of Maku Free Zone Organization, the first national cliff
climbing festival will be held in Maku free zone and in the case of having the
necessary infrastructure; it will be converted to national and international
festival in a year.
She added: In
this festival, training programs, practicing and the opening the route will be operationalized.
experts is among other plans and common goals of Maku free zone organization
and mountaineering federation, she declared.