Iran, Baghdad seal new customs agreement| MENAFN.COM

Monday, 15 August 2022 01:02 GMT

Iran, Baghdad seal new customs agreement


(MENAFN) Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) and Iraqi Customs signed and sealed a bilateral cooperation agreement in the relevant field.

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Forod Asgari and Iraqi Customs chief reached an agreement to start a joint working group to resolve some border problems the two countries suffer from.

The two sides agreed to increase business hours at the two customs offices and also working shifts to three times a day and on holidays in particular, IRICA reported.

In addition, it was agreed to set up quarantine and hygienic units at border terminals of the two countries.

Under the Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) inked, the customs officials of the two countries of Iran and Iraq agreed to generate more employment opportunities and make their utmost efforts in the field of controlling and creating necessary strategies to prevent relocation of drug by passengers.

Under the deal, customs officials of Iran and Iraq also agreed to set up working group once every three months in one of the two countries periodically.

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