The Minister of Transport, Captain Kazem Al-Yamami, arrived Saturday in the Jordanian port of Aqaba accompanied by Jordanian Minister of Transport Walid Al-Masri and Iraqi Ambassador to Amman Safia Al-Suhail.
In a statement to the Iraqi Ministry of Transport, briefed by the Iraqi Economic Center, Al-Hamami held an extensive meeting with the Chairman of the Aqaba Economic Zone Authority Mr. Nasser Al-Shareida to discuss coordination and joint cooperation in terms of expanding the framework between the port of Aqaba and the Iraqi ports.
Al-Hamami said that there are many factors and common elements between the two countries. From this point of view, the principle of reciprocity has been emphasized and the focus on how to expand the future vision is to deepen the common interest between the two countries.
He stressed that the purpose of the visit to the port of Aqaba to discuss in several things, most important agreement on twinning between Iraqi ports and Jordanian ports and open the air cargo line between the airport in Aqaba with the Iraqi airports, a precedent in the relations between Iraq – Jordan, From Aqaba to Iraq and Asia to the so-called Asian Railway.
Al Hamami also said that it was agreed to enhance the movement of large trucks between the two countries without any obstacles or obstacles, as well as the agreement on the training of Iraqi crews and staff in the field of port computing and container terminal management, and in providing support supplies for Iraqi, Jordanian and Egyptian vessels operating in the region. Under the framework of the Arab Bridge Shipping Company, which includes (Iraq, Egypt, Jordan) and the expected role.
Al-Hamami pointed out that these talks are part of the brotherly dialogue based on mutual trust between the two countries in the context of air, land and sea freight, in the interest of common interests.
The Minister of Transport, Captain Kazem Fangan Al-Hamami, will participate in the forum entitled “Aqaba Ports Your Gateway to Iraq”, which will be hosted by the Jordanian capital Amman, with the participation of a number of Jordanian officials to discuss the most important means possible to facilitate trade exchange and travelers between the two neighboring countries.