The head of the General Authority for Border Ports Kazim al-Aqabi, on Wednesday, the agreement of the delegation of the Kurdistan Regional Government and the federal government to turn the official border crossings in the Kurdistan region to the owners of the General Authority for Federal Border Ports.
“In implementation of the orders of the Council of Ministers, a committee was set up to hold meetings with the Kurdistan Regional Government on the border crossing points,” he said at a news conference in Sulaymaniyah. “During the meetings, it was agreed to transfer the official border crossings in the Kurdistan Region to the owners of the General Authority for Border Ports Federal “.
“There are four official border ports in the Kurdistan region, namely Bashmakh, Haj Amran, Prowizkhan and Ibrahim Khalil, in addition to other informal outlets also need official recognition by the federal government.”
“A report has been submitted to the Council of Ministers on the informal border crossings for recognition,” he said.
In turn, said a member of the Commission on the border crossings in the province of Kurdistan Brigadier Salar Abdullah, “a committee of the federal government consisted of representatives of nine federal ministries visited the executors of Kelly and Siranben to see the economic feasibility of opening these two.”
He added that “the work of the Committee has been completed and the final report on these two implementations was submitted to the Presidency of the Federal Council of Ministers to take the appropriate decision on this subject.”