Bilateral meeting took place in CJSC Azerbaijan Railways
The governor of Ardabil Akbar Behnamjoo , CEO of Islamic Republic of Iran Railways Saeed Mohammadzadeh and his Azerbaijani counterpart Javid Gurbanov explored ways to enhance trade ties between Baku and the northwestern Iranian province..
Mohammadzadeh referred to the latest developments around the completion of the International North–South Transport Corridor.
Gurbanov, for his part, pointed to the opening of Baku-Astara highway on the Islamic Republic of Iran’s border last week and said the length of Baku-Astara road was already 243 kilometers, which by the new highway has been reduced to 204 kilometers.
They hailed the current level of trade ties between the two countries, particularly in the sector of transportation. He said that several meetings between the two neighboring countries’ officials have helped pave the way for enhanced ties between the two nations.
He added the two sides have great potential to boost their transportation ties.