The start of trade exchange between Iraq and Iran via Somare port east of Diyala
Twilight News / Diyala province, announced Monday the start of the process of trade through the port Somare in the border with Iran Mandali (100 kilometers east of Baquba) amid an official presence of the Iraqi provinces of Diyala and Kermanshah, Iran.
alt The head of the Diyala Council Muthana al-Tamimi in an interview with reporters, including a correspondent for the "Twilight News" that the opening of the crossing for trade exchange officially began after the completion of the Iranian side for all supplies to the port, stressing that work is underway to complete the development of squares and roads leading to the crossing project.
He added that the crossing would be an important and strategic corridor for trade caravans and travelers coming to the country, including Diyala to revive the local economy.
For his part, political activist Ali authentic Mandali, one of the sons of the hope that the opening of the crossing will be a glimmer of hope of contributing to the return of tens of thousands of people from the town of Mandali, who left because of the continued neglect of the city and its people since 1981 and now.
He also expressed his hope that the crossing will be an incentive for local government to demand of promotion from hand to spend as they were since the Ottoman era.
He said in his speech for the "Twilight News" that we hope will be performing extra lung breathes through the city sons through the provision of job opportunities for them, whether in the same or port in the other chock business that will be required by the port in the near future to ensure the economic advancement of their guarantor them to return from a citizen Forced displacement and alienation.
He called on the federal and local Bhadrak and fairness to the size of deprivation and neglect of the city and its people, governments, despite the enormous sacrifices and support for political change that has occurred after April 2003.
Authentic and demanded creation of infrastructure him first, and then create ways and means retaining the most prominent of the reconstruction and rehabilitation of roads between the crossing and other areas that suffer damage due to dodgy and jams commercial convoys.
Opened Diyala province late last October Somare border crossing between Iran and Mandali in the presence of government figures and local officials as security and to revive and expand trade between Iraq and the Iranian side.
Closed during the Iran-Iraq war in the eighties Mandali crossing after turning Mandali to the scene of military operations and bombing.
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