Qatar, Iran sign aviation agreements

Qatar and Iran have signed a bilateral agreement for operations to link Doha Flight Information Region (which was established in accordance with ICAO resolution) with the FIR in Iran.
An agreement to increase the number of flights between Qatar and Iran was also signed, in the presence of Minister of Transport HE Jassim bin Saif bin Ahmed Al Sulaiti and Iran’s Minister of Road and Urban Development Rostam Qassemi.
The two agreements were signed by Mohammed Faleh Al Hajri, who is in charge of running the work of the General Authority of Civil Aviation, and President of the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran Mohammad Mohammadi Bakhsh.
A series of meetings were also held between the two sides to enhance cooperation in the transport sector, and activating memoranda of understanding related to the maritime transport and port management were discussed. Besides, the meeting looked into all issues that would remove obstacles in a way that supports the promotion and facilitation of transport and trade between the ports of the two countries.
They also reviewed private investment opportunities in ports, in the presence of Al Sulaiti, and Iran’s Minister of Road and Urban Development.
The signing ceremony and meetings were attended by Qatar’s Ambassador to Iran HE Mohammed bin Hamad Al Hajri, HE Ambassador Yousef Sultan Yousef Larem, Director of Asian Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a number of senior officials in the transport and communications sector in the two countries.