Envoy discloses plans for developing Iran-Azerbaijan transportation
Baku, Azerbaijan, July 30
By Farhad Daneshvar – Trend:
A railroad between Iranian northeastern city of Mashhad and Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic will be launched this autumn, an Iranian envoy to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pak Ayeen said.
Pak Ayeen has said that the issue will contribute to the development of tourism between the two countries.
According to him the tickets will be sold both in Iran and Azerbaijan. He did not provide information on the ticket prices.
Pak Ayeen further voiced plans for launching new airways between Baku and Mashhad as well as Baku and Iranian city of Shiraz.
He expressed hope that Mashhad-Baku-Mashhad and Shiraz-Baku-Shiraz flights will be launched by the end of the coming autumn.
Saying that Tehran-Baku-Tabriz and Tabriz-Baku-Tehran flights have already been launched, Pak Ayeen said, adding that this will contribute to the promotion of trade and tourism between the two neighboring countries.
The envoy further talked about marine transportation between Iran and Azerbaijan and called for developing the marine fleet of the Caspian Sea.