Iranian Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development Shahram Adamnejad said Tehran and Ankara have reached major agreements on road and railroad transport, including on establishment of an international corridor connecting Afghanistan to Turkey via Iran.
The head of the Erzurum Economic and Entrepreneur Association Ibrahim Gozutuk said on Wednesday that Turkish traders are enthusiastic to take advantage of the economic capacities of the Maku Free Trade Zone, adding that facilitating trade will help boost foreign investment in the free trade zone.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to Tehran Riffat Masoud underlined her country's willingness to further develop ties and cooperation with Iran, citing Islamabad’s “serious efforts” to accomplish its end of the peace gas pipeline.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has given permission for withdrawing $300 million from the National Development Fund of Iran to construct a railroad line between the southeastern cities of Zahedan and Chabahar, the vice president said.
Speaking on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati said that the US sanctions regime helped remove the dollar from trade transactions between various countries.
The UK is lagging behind the world’s other advanced economies in the shift to robots and automation in the workplace — putting jobs, businesses and the prosperity of whole regions at risk, according to an influential group of MPs.