Iran, Oman discuss transit cooperation
Baku, Azerbaijan, May 23
By Fatih Karimov - Trend:
Iran and Oman discussed increasing cooperation in the field of transit.
In a meeting between Mohammad Javad Atrchian, Director General of Iran's Transit and Border Terminals Organization, and a delegation of Omani officials in Tehran, Atrchian said Iran is ready to transit Omani goods, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on May 23.
Implementing the agreement on the establishment of an international transport and transit corridor among Iran, Qatar, Oman, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan were also discussed during the meeting.
In order to increase the country's incomes, Iran needs to increase its share of Asia-Europe transits to 15 percent, deputy head of Iran's Transportation and Fuel Management Committee said on December 9.
"Iran hopes to annually gain $50 billion through the transit of goods and passengers," the ISNA News Agency quoted Amir Jafarpour as saying.