Ver.di, one of Germany’s largest unions, on Tuesday called a nationwide strike by 12,500 armed drivers and other workers who transport cash to banks and retail outlets across the country after five rounds of unsuccessful wage talks.
Experts from the Caspian states will meet in Astana on June 18-19 to discuss the texts of agreements on transportation and trade prior to the upcoming summit of heads of Caspian states which is scheduled to be held in Aktau, Kazakhstan in August.
Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi described Iran-Uzbekistan cooperation in the field of railway transport as very good, adding Iran will reduce the cost of cotton transportation from Uzbekistan to Iran's southern ports by 40 percent.
A road transport contract was signed in a ceremony attended by Iran's deputy minister of roads and urban development and his Afghan counterpart on Monday, said managing director of Iran's Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization.
Iraq is seeksing around $100 billion in foreign investment in transport, energy and agriculture as part of a plan to rebuild parts of the country and revive the economy after a three-year war on Daesh.
Cities, the transport sector and ocean advocates today announced a number of new initiatives to push for further, faster climate action, at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) in Bonn, Germany.