News ID: 100219
Publish Date : 20 February 2022 - 21:47

Qatar, Iran Sign 4 Transportation Agreements

DOHA - Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Ghasemi and his Qatari counterpart Jassim Saif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti on Sunday signed four agreements in the fields of transit, shipping and air transport were signed.
Ghasemi discussed establishing regular shipping lines and transit transportation, as well as increasing flights between Iran and Qatar with his Qatari counterpart.
Prior heading to Qatar, Ghasemi announced his country and Qatar planned to set up regular shipping lines between the two countries’ ports.
“The two sides agreed to make more use of Qatari commercial airlines over Iranian sky”, Iranian minister said.
Ghasemi added, “The two countries would explore avenues to develop trade and economic cooperation between the two countries and we hope this visit will pave the suitable way for holding expert-level meetings between businesspersons of the two countries in line with expansion of bilateral trade-economic cooperation.”
Turning to the high level of political and economic cooperation between the two countries, Iranian Roads minister added, “Visiting trade and commercial ports and also airports of Qatar has been put atop agenda of the visit and it is tried to pave suitable ground for enhancing bilateral relations in economic field given the serious determination of political officials of the two countries of Iran and Qatar.”
Elsewhere in his remarks, Ghasemi pointed to the imminent visit of Iranian President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi to Qatari capital Doha on Monday to attend the 6th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).
Turning to the strategic significance of the country in the region and its location in East-West and North-East Corridor, he stated that development of relations with neighboring countries is of the main political and economic strategies of the government.