News ID: 89925
Publish Date : 05 May 2021 - 20:34

Tehran, Tashkent, Ashgabat Discuss Railway Transportation Promotion

TEHRAN (Dispatches) - Representatives of Iran, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan railway organizations, through a video-conference meeting in Tashkent on Wednesday, discussed ways to increase transportation capacities.
The three countries’ delegations of railway organizations explored avenues for broadening practical cooperation in the field of transportation.
They agreed to increase the volume of cargo transportation through acceleration of transit of freight wagons as well as return of vacant wagons belonging to Uzbekistan from Iran.
The delegations also put special emphasis on organizing transit of pilot train through "Uzbekistan-Turkmenistan-Iran-Oman” Corridor.
Tehran, Ashgabat Discuss
Enhanced Oil Ties
And also, strategies for expanding oil cooperation between Iran and Turkmenistan were discussed at a meeting between the CEO of the Caspian Oil Company and the Ambassador of Turkmenistan to Iran.
Ali Osuli, the CEO of the Caspian Oil Company, outlining the activities and missions of the Company, referring to the history of Iran-Turkmenistan relations as two neighboring countries with deep ethnic ties and common land and sea border.
He underlined the capabilities and achievements gained in the deep waters of the Caspian Sea.
He stated that the formation of the South Caspian Study Consortium, compartmentalization and prioritization of structures and prioritization of exploration drilling operations in blocs 6.2 and 8.1 and the oil cooperation agreement with the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Alborz bloc were part of the important actions and measures taken by the Caspian Oil Company.
While appreciating the meeting, Turkmen Ambassador to Iran Ahmed Gurbanov spoke about the golden age of relations between the two countries and stressed the need for cooperation in the field of oil and gas projects.
In his address, he welcomed the expansion of cooperation, especially in the technical and engineering sectors, and noted the role of the embassy as a bridge of communication based on providing logical and executive proposals to companies operating in Turkmenistan.