Iran, Oman planning to launch direct shipping route


    Trend: Iran and Oman are planning to launch a direct shipping route, an Iranian trade official said.

    The co-chairman of Iran-Oman trade chamber, Mohsen Zarrabi, has said that the trade chamber is seeking to implement the agreements achieved between the two countries, Iran’s news channel IRINN reported.

    At a meeting with Saud bin Ahmed bin Khalid Al-Birwani, the ambassador of the sultanate to Tehran, Zarrabi touched upon plans to export Iran’s date to international markets in collaboration with Oman, describing the plan as significant.

    In turn, Al-Birwani expressed his satisfaction over the expansion of trade ties between the two countries, saying the banking ties between Iran and Oman are also improving.

    The long-awaited plan for launching a direct shipping route to Oman is expected to help diversify access to international export markets for the Islamic Republic.

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