Iraq sets the date for the opening of "Arar" and is preparing to resume land trips with Jordan[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
The border crossings authority announced on Sunday that the beginning of next year will be the opening of the second part of the Arar border crossing between Iraq and Saudi Arabia, as all preparations for the resumption of land trips between Iraq and Jordan through the port of Trebil Karama.
"The Saudi side allocated $ 51 million under the memorandum of understanding signed with the Iraqi side to implement the project to expand the port (Arar) to include the conduct of trade exchanges," said the head of the body, Kazim al-Aqabi. Between the two countries, in addition to the main function of him as an outlet for the passage of pilgrims and pilgrims from Iraq and other countries to Saudi Arabia, as well as the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the port (Jamima) between the two countries.
He added that "Saudi Arabia and through the memorandum signed between the parties ensured the necessary adjustments and the establishment of necessary facilities at the border crossing and provide him with equipment, machinery and equipment and the construction of agricultural and health and veterinary quarries and the expansion of existing squares in order to prepare the port what it needs to be valid for the purposes of trade."
On the other hand, Al-Aqabi explained that "the two sides also agreed to rehabilitate the port of Jamtha in the province of Muthanna, which connects the two countries," adding that "the Saudi side guarantees to bear all the necessary funds to rehabilitate the port, which will contribute significantly to increase trade And support the local economy of the two countries and comes as part of efforts to strengthen relations between the two countries. "
He stressed that "the Authority and the other departments operating in the ports represented by the departments of residence, passports, customs, health and others have finished all necessary preparations to start the resumption of land flights between Iraq and Jordan through the port of Trebil dignity, after being stopped for several years because of the security situation in the country and the occupation of gangs, "Criminal parts of land during the past period."
"The Iraqi and Jordanian sides are conducting rapid and intensive preparations in order to hold extensive meetings between the two sides to discuss this important issue and take the actual steps to resume the resumption of land trips between the two countries," he said.