Iraq launches first land route to Armenia via Iran[/rtl]
[rtl]Editorial date: • [rtl]2019/6/8 8:59[/rtl] • 132 times read[/rtl]
(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The General Company for Transport of Passengers and Delegations, one of the formations of the Ministry of Transport, announced the opening of a pilot transport line between Iraq and the Armenian Republic by land in its efforts to develop international transport and openness to neighboring countries and regional countries.
"The directives of the Minister of Transport stipulate the development of international transport and activation of land lines with neighboring countries and regional countries, opening up to the international environment in the field of transport and increasing cooperation and coordination to make it a success," the ministry said in a statement.
"The line was launched on Saturday morning, including a delegation from the General Company for Land Transport and the General Company for the transport of passengers and delegations. A bus was launched from the capital Baghdad through the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Republic of Armenia to connect three regional countries with one road transport line to open new horizons in the field of Tourism, economy and trade ".
He added, "Planned plans have been put in place to make this line a success and to use it to serve Iraq in various economic, commercial and tourism aspects and to focus heavily on the investment of transport and diversity of resources to build a strong economy on the one hand and provide distinguished transport services to citizens on the other."
"It is hoped to hold a tripartite meeting between Iraq, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Armenian Republic during the third week of this month to overcome the obstacles that may hinder the success of this line," he said.
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