Iraq briefs Saudi Arabia on the developments of the port of Faw: towards joint action and exchange of experiences
Baghdad - 964The Minister of Transport, Razzaq Muhaibis, said, on Tuesday, to the CEO of the Saudi Ports Authority, Omar Talal, that the Iraqi government is looking forward to finding economic integration with the countries of the region, pointing to the imminent completion of the completion stages of the large port of Faw, which constitutes an important lung for the strategic development road project.
A statement by the Ministry of Transportation, of which Network 964 received a copy, stated:
The Minister of Transport, Mr. Razzaq Muhibis Al-Saadawi, met with the CEO of the Saudi Ports Authority, Omar bin Talal Hariri, to discuss cooperation in the field of ports between the two countries.
On the sidelines of the Maritime Industry Sustainability Conference held in Jeddah, His Excellency the Minister met Omar bin Talal Hariri, CEO of the General Authority for Ports.
The meeting, which was attended by the Iraqi Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Mrs. Safia Al-Suhail, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport for Technical Affairs, Eng. Talib Baish, and the Director General of the Planning and Follow-up Department, Mr. Abbas Omran, reviewed the work of the ports between the two countries, and the necessity of exchanging experiences in the field of automation and management, and discussing the work of the Transport Committee. And border crossings and ports in the Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council.
The minister said that the Iraqi government is looking forward to finding economic integration with the countries of the region, pointing out that we are about to complete an important stage of the completion of the great port of Faw, which constitutes an important lung for the strategic development road project.
The Iraqi government is keen to strengthen relations and joint work between the two countries, adding that the geographical location of both countries guarantees the success of any joint investment projects.
In turn, Omar bin Talal Hariri, CEO of the Saudi Ports Authority, said that ports play an important role in the growth of the economy and the achievement of strategic goals.
[color:5a48=rgba(0, 0, 0, 0)]Bin Talal reviewed the work and services of the Kingdom's ports, and the authority's regulatory and supervisory role in it, expressing his willingness to support and exchange experiences with Iraq.
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