The 25th Conference of Iran’s Maritime Organizations has been rescheduled and will be held at Tehran’s Eram Grand Hotel on Feb. 13, the head of Maritime Organizations’ Coordination Secretariat said.
Ali Akbar Marzban added that the event was initially scheduled for Jan. 30-31 in the port city of Chabahar, but due to heavy snow at the time, flights to that destination were canceled and so was the conference, the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development reported.
Marzban noted that during the one-day conference, a wide range of topics, including marine transport, port logistics, the role of the private sector in expanding maritime activity and marine environment, will be discussed.
A delegation of high-ranking officials from Qatar’s Ministry of Transport and Communications as well as Qatar Ports Management Company arrived in Tehran on Monday to survey avenues of expanding cooperation and increasing bilateral trade with their Iranian counterparts.
A hot mix asphalt production plant has been established in Qazvin Province’s Alamut region, Managing Director of Qazvin Roads and Urban Development Organization Masoud Haqlotfi said.
In line with its ambitious railroad expansion plans stipulated in Iran's Sixth Five-Year Development Plan (2017-22), the Iranian government is strengthening its cooperation with China.
Iran’s flag carrier airline, Iran Air, has kicked off a drive to attract more female pilots.
At a meeting earlier this week to address the challenges of the domestic cement industry, it was suggested that cement be used instead of bitumen in building roads and pavements in a new bid to stimulate demand.