Iran and Turkey sign MoU to build key highway
Birgiz Company is due to carry out a four-month cost analysis
Iran and Turkey have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of the Tabriz-Bazargan highway.
The MoU was signed during a meeting between Iran's East Azarbaijan Road and Urbanisation Director General and managing director of Turkey's Birgiz Company in the presence of East Azarbaijan Governor General Esmayeel Jabarzadeh in the provincial capital, Tabriz.
Birgiz Company is due to carry out a four-month study to estimate the costs of the 255km highway.
General Jabarzadeh said: "We agreed on the construction of Tabriz-Bazargan Highway with the Turkish company due to the capabilities of the Turkish company and also after it showed interest in the project.
"East Azarbaijan and Turkey have jointly completed several major projects so far and I hope that this project will be a new beginning for bigger projects."