Iran and Qatar agree to launch regular shipping lines

The Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development revealed his talks with his Qatari counterpart to set up regular shipping lines between the ports of the two countries.

In addition, the two sides have agreed to make greater use of Qatari commercial airlines over Iranian skies, Iranian Roads and Urban Development Minister Rostam Ghasemi said on Sunday ahead of his visit to the Qatari capital Doha.

Stating that his visit to Qatar and talks with his Qatari counterpart had already been scheduled, Ghasemi added: “During this visit, we will explore ways to develop trade and economic cooperation between the two countries and we hope that this visit will pave the appropriate way to hold expert meetings between businessmen of the two countries within the framework of the expansion of bilateral trade and economic cooperation.

Regarding the high level of political and economic cooperation between the two countries, the Iranian Minister of Roads added: “The visit to commercial and commercial ports as well as airports of Qatar has been put at the top of the agenda. of the visit and we are trying to open up appropriate ground to strengthen bilateral relations. relations in the economic field given the serious determination of the political leaders of the two countries, Iran and Qatar.

Elsewhere in his remarks, Ghasemi highlighted Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi’s imminent visit to the Qatari capital Doha on Monday and added, “It is hoped that the two sides will reach good agreements in the areas of transport and transit.”

Addressing the country’s strategic importance in the region and its location in the East-West and North-East Corridor, he said developing relations with neighboring countries is one of the main political and economic strategies of the government.
Source: MNA