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Baghdad and Erbil are coordinating to standardize the ports’ procedures

The head of the Border Ports Authority, Omar Al-Waeli, confirmed, on Monday, that coordination between the federal government and the Kurdistan region continues in order to standardize procedures between the federal and regional ports.

Al-Waeli said in an interview followed by “Where”, “The visit of Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi and the Border Ports Authority to the outlets of the Kurdistan region was” historic “, since more than 29 years ago the federal government did not reach those ports.

He added, “The visit was within friendly frameworks between the two parties in order to tighten control, coordination, integration, exchange of information and unify procedures.”

He explained, “The Prime Minister was briefed on the electronic systems and laboratories in the Kurdistan region, and he asked the authority to communicate with the region in order to unify the agricultural calendar and customs tariff, so that the procedures are standardized for all border outlets in Iraq, and he also instructed Al-Kazemi to display the wages that are collected at the federal outlets. In order to reduce them according to the law and regulations, so that our outlets are attractive to commercial traffic. Source