Iranian Roads Minister, UAE Deputy PM Discuss Promotion of Ties

Iranian Roads Minister, UAE Deputy PM Discuss Promotion of Ties

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Officials from Iran and the United Arab Emirates stressed the need to expand and broaden their cooperation in the fields of transportation and transit.

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mehrdad Bazrpash met and held talks with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Presidential Court and Vice-President of the UAE Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the sidelines of the 17th Annual Exhibition and Conference of 'the Middle East Rail' in Abu Dhabi.

During the meeting, the two sides emphasized the development of relations in different transportation sectors.

Bazrpash pointed out that Iran is seeking to expand its ties with the UAE and welcomes investments in different transportation projects.

He further suggested the resumption of Iran-UAE Joint Economic Commission' after a long hiatus.

The UAE official, for his part, welcomed the Iranian minister and delegation to the UAE and pointed to the strategic location of Iran particularly along the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC).

In their meeting, the two sides pointed to the previous agreements and stressed solving current problems for the development of ties.

Increasing transportation ties particularly in port and maritime were discussed by two ministers.

Bazrpash, who also heads the 'Iran, UAE Joint Economic Commission', has travelled to the UAE at the official invitation of the UAE's Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei for attending the 17th annual exhibition and conference of 'the Middle East Rail'.

This visit marks a new beginning for commercial transactions between Iran and UAE following the resumption of political relations between Iran and the Persian Gulf states.

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