Qatar and Iran agreed yesterday to set up a joint transport and communications committee to facilitate trade exchange, air and maritime transport between the two countries, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
The agreement came during a meeting between Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister, Abbas Akhoundi, and the Qatari Minister of Transport and Communications, Jassim Seif Ahmed Al-Sulaiti, held in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
The two ministers discussed mutual cooperation in the fields of transport, ports and aviation. They also agreed to form a joint trade committee aims at serving the two countries’ mutual trade interests.
During the meeting, Al-Salaiti hailed Iran’s “positive role” towards the Qatar since the beginning of the current Gulf crisis.