Doqaroun border terminal
Doqaroun border terminal is placed in Khorasan Razavi province, north-east of Iran and in common border between Iran and Afghanistan. This border is 255km away from Mashhad, the center of Khorasan Razavi province and 30km far from Taibad border city in Khorasan Razavi province. It is to be noted that Harat with 122km distance is the nearest city of the opposite country to this border.
Significant increase in transit and export of goods through Doqaroun border terminal and establishing security in the region revealed the importance of construction of Doqaroun border terminal. It is to be noted that this border terminal is known as authorized official border by the act of cabinet on Nov 8, 1971.
Currently, remarkable increase in the volume of cargo and growth in passenger and goods traffic among countries of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, neighboring countries and Europe through Islamic republic of Iran shows the importance of this border terminal.
Doqaroun border terminal has been designed in a land with area of 35 hectars. Currently, all the activities pertaining to passengers are being done in an old passenger building of this terminal with 1200 square meters area. It is to be noted that new passenger hall in a space with area of 2200 square meters have been completed and utilized in September 2009.It is to be noted that more than 70 billion rials have been expended for construction of this border terminal.