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Latest Transportation News in Iran – Shipping, road haulage, public transport, rail freight, aerospace and passenger travel are all covered in this section.

Iran, Qatar Discuss Closer Transport Cooperation in Tehran

Iranian Minister of Roads and Transportation Mohammad Eslami has sat down with Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti in Tehran.

Iran President Calls for Stricter Border Controls to Tackle New COVID-19 Strain

The Iranian president has called for tighter measures on the country’s border entry points to stem the spread of coronavirus, especially the new strains of the virus.

Iran-Iraq Railway to Connect China to Mediterranean: VP

Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri says the construction of the railway between Iran’s Shalamcheh and Iraq’s Basra will facilitate transit of cargos from China to the Mediterranean.

Iran, Turkey Clinch Railway Cooperation Deals

Iran and Turkey have signed three joint documents on expansion of their railway cooperation.

Iran, Azerbaijan Agree to Boost Railway Cooperation

Iran and the Azerbaijan Republic have agreed to connect the Baku-Astara highway to the one linking Ardabil and Rasht.

India Sends First Shipment of Cargo Handling Equipment to Chabahar

Iran’s southeastern port city of Chabahar has received the first shipment of strategic port terminal handling equipment from an Indian contractor involved in the development of the port.

Iran Suspends Flights to UK for 2 Weeks after Emergence of New Strain of...

Iran has suspended flights to the United Kingdom for two weeks following reports that Britain has identified a new strain of COVID-19 which spreads more quickly.

Iran, Pakistan to Open Third Border Crossing Soon: Minister

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohammad Eslami has unveiled plans for the opening of the third official border crossing with Pakistan in the near future.

Iran, Pakistan to Open New Border Crossing on Dec. 19

The spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has unveiled plans for the opening of the second border crossing with Pakistan on December 19.

Iran-Afghanistan Railway to Boost Mutual Trade: Minister

The Iranian minister of roads and transportation says the newly-inaugurated railroad linking the Iranian city of Khaf to Herat in Afghanistan will boost the two countries’ economic status both in the region and in the world.