Minister of Transport: Next week, the company executing the port of Faw will be decided

20/11/2020 14:58


The Minister of Transport, Nasser Hussein Bandar Al-Shibli, announced today, Friday, that next week will witness the decision of the company executing the project to build the large Faw port.
Al-Shibli said in a statement: "The Ministry of Transport is still continuing to negotiate with the Korean Daewoo company," pointing out that"there is a dispute with the Korean company regarding the amounts and the duration."
He added, "At the same time, the Ministry of Transport has a second line for talks with a Chinese company," noting that "next week, the decision will be decided on which one is to sign for the implementation of the Faw port project."
On the other hand, Al-Shibli confirmed that "the transit is under consideration, and a meeting was held on this subject, and that another meeting will be held to determine the time of commencing the transit, and its wages."
Earlier, the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Hassan Al Kaabi, stressed that the Faw port should be at the level of international ports.
According to a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "al - Kaabi chaired an expanded meeting of the Reconstruction Committee and the services of parliamentary presence of a number of deputies from the parliamentary committees, and Transport Minister Nasser Hussein Bandar, and a number of ministry officials, to discuss the large FAO project file.
He added Al Kaabi , that" the port of Faw It is considered among the most important sensitive files, and the most important for the state and the Iraqi people, as it represents a major economic and investment interface, and a major artery for Iraq after oil, in addition to being a starting point for trade with the outside world.