Launch of pilot transport line between Iraq and Armenia

Saturday 08th June 2019 - 15:58

Launch of pilot transport line between Iraq and Armenia

INA - BAGHDAD

Within its efforts to develop international transportation and communicating with neighboring and regional countries; the State Company for Travelers and Delegates Transportation ‘SCTDT’ (one of Ministry of Transportation’s formations) announced on Saturday the launching of a pilot transportation line between Iraq and Armenia on land.

The company said today in a statement (Ina received a copy of): “the line set out on Saturday, carrying a delegation from the State Company for Land Transportation ‘SCLT’ and ‘SCTDT’. The bus set out from Baghdad, through the Islamic Republic of Iran, on to the Republic of Armenia; connecting three regional countries in one land line; to open new horizons for Tourism, Finance, and Commerce”. Adding: “The directives of Minister of Transport Abdullah Luaibi were to develop international transport and activate land lines with neighboring and regional countries, opening up onto the international environment in the transportation field, and increase cooperation and coordination for its success. A well studied plan has been laid for the success of this line; to serve Iraq in financial, commercial, and tourist aspects. Focusing largely on investing in transportation and diversification of resources; towards building a strong economy on the one hand, and provide distinguished transport services to citizens on the other. A tripartite meeting between Iraq, the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the Armenian Republic is to be held during the third week of June; to overcome obstacles that may hinder the success of this line”.