Tehran to host INSTC forum this week

Financial Tribune – The 7th Coordination Committee Forum and 8th Specialists’ Forum of the International North-South Transport Corridor is scheduled to be held on March 4 and 5 in Tehran’s Parsian Evin Hotel.

According to Director General of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development’s International Corridors Bureau Amin Taraffo, representatives of 13 countries, all of which are located along INSTC, have been invited to attend the two-day forum.

“The event has been organized for facilitating transportation through the corridor and updating former agreements between the states located alongside, by taking into account the latest developments in global trade and economy,” Taraffo was quoted as saying by the news portal of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.

The official noted that participants will survey cooperation capacities in the two main fields of “transportation” and “customs and procedures”.

“Transportation of trucks through the Caspian Sea using ro-ro facilities is also on the agenda of the forum,” he added.