Transportation: We seek to open a line of Baghdad - Chicago 11/2/2015
Transportation: We seek to open a line of Baghdad - Chicago
The Ministry of Transportation, on Sunday, prepared for the port of Faw designs and invited international companies to contribute to its construction, as shown that its plan to open new air routes with the countries of the world have achieved remarkable success, confirmed the existence of talks to open a direct line between Baghdad - Chicago. Information Office of Transport Minister Bayan Jabr said in a statement received (long-Presse) a copy of "Transport Minister Baqir al-Zubaidi met in his office this morning, Mr. Brno Sakumana Canada's ambassador in Iraq and his accompanying delegation in the presence of the Director General for Technical Affairs in the Ministry and Mr. Miguel Magallhays Brazil's ambassador in Iraq, both in private. "
The statement added that "During the meeting, they discussed economic relations between Iraq and Canada, Brazil, especially in the field of the contribution of Canadian and Brazilian companies to invest or co-operating in the development of railways, ports and lines the Iraqi air and freight transport in ships."
The al-Zubaidi, according to the statement "his commitment to sustain communication with the countries of the world friendly and supportive of Iraq in the fight against Daash terrorist and rebuilding Iraq in all fields, especially in the field of Iraqi Transport, which includes a wide outlets for investment and co-operation in the construction of ports, especially the port of Faw, ports and other in Umm Qasr and Khor Al-Zubair and stronghold. "
The Minister of Transport that "the ministry has prepared in cooperation with the Advisory Italian Ministry of Transport own designs port of Faw and invited international companies to contribute in a constructive and which will provide a quantum leap in connecting Asia with Europe process by reducing the distance and time, in addition to supporting the establishment of the railway in Fao, Basra and Shalamcheh and Najaf, Karbala Holy. "
Al-Zubaidi and pointed out that "the ministry's plan to open new air routes with the countries of the world have achieved remarkable success after Iraqi Airways has made important achievements in open Beijing line - BAGHDAD - Gwangju, and Baghdad - Besrh- Moscow, in addition to the existence of talks to open a direct line between BAGHDAD - Chicago. "
The statement continued that "the ambassadors of Canada and Brazil hailed the distinguished relations with Iraq," stressing "the keenness of their countries' government and people to support Iraq in all fields where Canada is involved in the training of Iraqi forces as well as the desire of Brazilian companies to work in Iraq, especially in the transportation area of Iraq."