Maku Free Zones

Date:20 December 2014

Boating to be set up in Maku Free Zone

  • Boating to be set up in Maku Free Zone
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  • According to Maku free zone's website, Boating Chairman of the province and Social, Cultural and Tourism Deputy of Maku Free Zone visited Maku dam in Baroon.
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  • Shadman Boating Chairman of the province in this visit said: Owing to weather conditions and the length of Maku dam (Baroon) there is the potentiality of developing sailing and water sports at this dam.
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  • Shadman added: Next week, experts and divers will be sent to the area to measure the distance and to determine the route. He noted that: After doing these preliminary studies, kayak course in calm waters and rowing course in boating sports will start up in the area.
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  • Boating Head of the province expressed his hope by stating that: In addition to boating, other recreational water sports such as water skiing and jet skiing will also develop.
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  • Shadman also about sailing in rough waters said: Because of having roaring river of Zangbar and flowing river of Aras a delegation will be sent to study and evaluate them and if confirmed as having the right conditions, boating competitions in roaring and flowing rivers will be held in the area.