Middle East

Iran and Qatar form shipping pact

Doha: Tehran and Doha are planning to set up a direct shipping line in the Persian Gulf waters in the coming months, a senior Iranian trade official announced on Wednesday.

"We will launch a direct shipping line to Qatar with Doha's approval in the near future," Head of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Valiollah Afkhamirad said in a meeting with Qatar's Deputy Economy Minister in Tehran on Wednesday.  [10/09/14]

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