An Iraqi-Turkish meeting discusses cooperation in the fields of ports, land transport and railways

  • 13-12-2022, 20:46
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    Minister of Transport, Razak Muhibis Al-Saadawi, discussed today, Tuesday, with Turkish officials prospects for joint cooperation in the ports, land transport and railways sectors.
    The ministry stated, in a statement that "Al-Saadawi received Ankara's ambassador to Baghdad, Ali Rida Günay, and his accompanying delegation, and confirmed the ability of Turkish companies to carry out the work entrusted to it," noting that he had been assigned by Prime Minister Muhammad Shia'a Al-Sudani to discuss projects railways and land roads, as well as the dry canal project, with the visiting delegation.
    Al-Saadawi added, "The partnership between Iraq and Turkey is very important, as they are the beating heart and the bridge between Asia and Europe," noting the Iraqi government's keenness to "achieve the great port of Faw and the development path between Iraq and Turkey."
    In turn, the Turkish delegation expressed its readiness to work jointly with Iraq by forming specialized committees to consider the requirements for the success of the projects that were put forward during the meeting, which are related to the port of Faw and land roads to Turkish ports, in order to involve the specialized Turkish companies to work on these projects.