September 8, 2020 9:01 pm | Watch count: 455Author: alzawraapaper
Baghdad / Al-Zawra:
The economic expert, Ihssan Al-Kinani, said yesterday, Tuesday, that the Iraqi land trade route extending from Basra to Anbar and the northern provinces will be the gateway to Iraq towards the world and a suitable alternative to oil in financing the budget.
Al-Kinani said in a press statement: "Iraq has a highway network, and it can be developed to make it international roads through which trucks coming to the Gulf pass through Basra to Europe and North African countries."
He added that "the fees collected by the border ports from the movement of those trucks will finance Iraq in large sums, and may be an alternative to oil in financing the budget."
And that "those roads will be Iraq's gateway to the world and a vital and important outlet for many countries, in addition to its obtaining various goods and goods from the countries of the world, and it is also possible to transform Iraq into an industrial land for various countries by establishing its factories on the land of Iraq in order to get rid of the costs of transport and export." “.
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