Muthanna Albmp announce the opening of the border crossing with Saudi Arabia stopped



Author: BS, SS
Editor: BS, NS

29.07.2015 thirty-one past five p.m.


Long-Presse / Muthanna
Declared the governor of Muthanna Ibrahim Mayali, on Wednesday, for stopping the opening of the border Albmp port with Saudi Arabia, due to the political situation between the two countries, and as he emphasized that the local government in the province has completed all preparations logistics and security for the opening of this port, Chairman of Muthanna province governor Yasiri student ministry Foreign move to re-file through improving relations with neighboring countries.

Mayali said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The procedures relating to the opening of the border with Saudi Arabia Albmp port stopped," attributing the cause to "the current political situation that pass between the two countries."

He Mayali, that "the political situation experienced by the region affected the completion of this before the file is still in the process of discussion at the Saudi side," adding, that "the local government in the province has completed all the logistical and security preparations for the opening of this port."

For his part, Chairman of the Board Muthanna province governor Yasiri student in an interview with the (long-Presse), "the Foreign Ministry to re-move the file through improving relations with neighboring countries, including Saudi Arabia," noting that "this port is the lifeblood of the president of the province in terms of improving the level of its economy."

He pointed Yasiri, that "the approval of the opening of this crossing area corresponding to the Rafha in Saudi side comes as part of opening-up policy pursued by the Iraqi government to the neighboring countries."

The governor of Muthanna Ibrahim Mayali, announced on Sunday (January 4, 2015), for the approval of the Ministry of Planning to open the border Albmp port with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as he emphasized that the next step is the Saudi government approval to open the port, Muthanna planning director pointed out that the port will contribute to improving the local economy in the province.

Referred to the Muthanna province is seeking for years to get the initial approvals from the Saudi side and the Iraqi government to pave the way for the opening of Albmp port between the two countries.

It is noteworthy that there is a way paved stretch of border pillars of Samawah even in Albmp area, offset by other road linking Saudi police station fronting even Rafha city center, making it easier to establish a port in that strategic region.

http://www.almadapress.com/ar/news/52717