Shalamche-Basra railway

Iran, Iraq agree to accelerate Basra-Shalamcheh railway project

Acceleration of Basra-Shalamcheh railway project, joining Iran to Iraq, was one of the main agendas of a Sunday meeting between Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi.

Macro Economy

Iranian ministry, holding company sign deal to develop Shalamche-Basra railway in 2 years

The partnership deal means Iran starts the construction of the railroad that will pass over border river Arvand. Tehran says it will take 2 years to complete the project.