Iran and China call for expansion of transport cooperation
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 14
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Iranian Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi and his Chinese counterpart Li Xiaopeng have called for expansion of cooperation in transportation sphere.
The visiting Iranian minister, Abbas Akhoundi, has said that the two countries enjoy proper cooperation in transportation sphere including roads and railways, expressing hope for deepening of the existing ties, IRNA news agency reported.
He further called on China to participate in projects for developing Iran’s ports, railway system and airports through tenders.
The minister also touched upon a plan for connecting the two countries through railway and urged for launching scheduled passenger and freight trains between Iran and China.
Akhoundi arrived in Beijing this morning and he is expected to meet several senior Chinese officials during the ongoing visit.