TEHRAN, Iran, Dec. 21
The governor of Tehran announced that the interior minister was pursuing the import of buses into the country in exchange for exporting oil.
Referring to the situation of public transportation in Tehran, Anoushirvan Mohseni Bandpey, the Governor of Tehran announced that “The Minister of the Interior is seeking to purchase several buses for the country through the sale of oil,” Trend reports citing ILNA.
“It was also decided to purchase bus parts from abroad and provide them to the country's bus factories,” he said.
He said that the purchase of buses from domestic factories is another measure that is being taken to equip public transport.
Noting that many measures are being taken to equip public transport in Iran`s capital he says that “the reality is that these measures may not meet our needs for another two to three months.”
“The IRGC will be provided 100 busses to the bus fleet in Tehran,” he said expressing hope that these buses will be available to the fleet soon.