Iran's ambassador to the Sultanate, Hossein Noushabadi, stated the creation of a transport corridor through Iran, Oman, Qatar, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan will strengthen the volume of trade between Iran and Oman (Zawya, 07-Apr-2011). Mr Noushabadi stated: “At these meetings [held to discuss and work towards the implementation of the initiative] a declaration of intention to establish an international transport corridor was made. A draft agreement establishing this corridor was finalised and agreed on during the meeting in Tashkent in Feb-2011, and it is expected to be signed by ministers from the founding countries sometime next month.”
Transport corridor through Iran, Oman, Qatar, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan ‘to boost trade’
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