Roads & Terminals
Iran and Georgia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the development of transportation in Tbilisi on Thursday.
Iran’s Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abdolhashem Hassan-Nia, as the head of the Iranian delegation, and Georgian Deputy Minister of Economy and Sustainable Development Akaki Saghirashvili signed the deal in a ceremony attended by Iran’s ambassador to Georgia, IRNA reported.
Promoting transportation ties, boosting the level of standards on safety and quality of passenger services and removing traffic problems at the entry and exit points were among the major topics of the MoU.
Iran’s Ambassador in Tbilisi Seyyed Javad Qavam-Shahidi hailed the two countries’ top transit situation, hoping that holding regular meetings of the joint commission will help promote trade exchanges, in addition to facilitating transportation.
Promoting bilateral and international cooperation in the field of transportation were discussed by the two sides.
Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 22) to register a 13.33% and 0.66% growth in tonnage and number of trips respectively compared with the similar period of last year.
Iran’s Deputy Transportation Minister Shahram Adamnejad announced that the country’s largest airline IranAir has posted an operating profit for the last local calendar year ending on March 20, 2019, highlighting that the achievement was made despite all US sanctions against the country’s aviation industry.
The industry ministry has allocated €844 million to support the country’s auto parts manufacturers, director general of the industry ministry’s automotive and transportation industries office said.
A senior Iranian transportation official said airlines in the country are preparing to offer satellite-based in-flight Wi-Fi service as access to high-speed Internet during flights becomes more necessary for passengers.
The 19th edition of Iran’s International Exhibition of Building and Construction Industry (Iran ConFair 2019) kicked off at Tehran Permanent International Fairgrounds on Sunday.
Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Mohammad Eslami held talks with his Azeri counterpart Ramin Guluzade in Tehran on Wednesday during which the two sides discussed expansion of ties.