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Najaf Council Bans Transportation Ministry

The Najaf Provincial Council has decided on Sunday to ban dealings with the Iraqi Transportation Minister Amir Abduljabbar and his Ministry. “The decision was made because the minister has an anti-Najaf policy,” a media source from the council told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. He noted that the Najaf Provincial Council will file legal petitions to […]

Final Draft of Maritime Authority Act

Iraq Minister of Transportation Amer Abdul Jabbar Ismail approved Maritime Authority Act final draft in order to organize and develop the marine sector and to keep pace with international agreements in regards of security, safety as well as environment protection and to adopt international standards for employees. ( Al SumariaTV )

Iraq Plans to Double Baghdad Airport Capacity

* Plans to boost capacity to 15 mln passengers per year * Wants to build 3 new terminals at Baghdad Iraq plans to double capacity at Baghdad International Airport to 15 million passengers per year, the head of the country's civil aviation authority said on Tuesday. After years of sanctions and war, Iraq plans billions […]

Iraq to Upgrade Airports in Bid to Attract More Airlines

According to a report in Gulf News, the Iraqi government is approving master plans for airport investment around the country as it seeks to attract more airlines. A vision for the expansion of Baghdad International Airport has been in place for the past five years, but the government has now approved the master plan, said […]

What is the Fate of Baghdad Metro?

An Italian Consortium called Iraq Public Company for Projects Implementation is affiliated to the Ministry of Transportation in order to participate in the implementation of the Baghdad Metro project. This follows the same procedure used to establishAl Fao great port. During a meeting between Baghdad Secretary Saber Al Issawi and the Italian Ambassador the company […]

Iraq Increases Port Rentals

Iraq Minister of Transportation Amer Abdul Jabbar Ismail said that the rentals of the ports and naval agencies and the incomes thereof increased from 10 to 50% in the light of the achievements in Iraqi ports due to the inauguration of the first project directed by a French company for a container berth and number […]

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