2001 News Story

MoU on railway project signed in Damascus

Minister of Communications Dr. Nasser Al-Salloum signed in Damascus yesterday a memorandum of understanding with his counterparts from the Syrian Arab Republic and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on the need for a railway project to link the three countries, and the possibility of this becoming the core of a comprehensive Arab rail network. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Al-Salloum remarked that there is a need to increase trade among the three states, and to utilize all resources and transportation facilities to achieve this.