Economy, Domestic Economy

Tehran to Host Oil, Rail and Ports Confab

Tehran to Host Oil, Rail and Ports ConfabTehran to Host Oil, Rail and Ports Confab

The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways will host the First International Oil, Rail and Ports Conference on May 15-16 in Tehran.  The International Union of Railways—the worldwide professional association representing the railroad sector and promoting rail transport with 240 members in 95 countries—and ITE Group, which is an international organizer of exhibitions and conferences, are the organizers of the event. The conference will be held alongside the RAILEXPO 2016 exhibition and held under the patronage of the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development, Ports and Maritime Organization, and Iran’s Oil Ministry, the conference’s website reported. The event will host decision-makers involved in oil and gas transport and logistics in the Middle East and Central Asia, as well as representatives of railroad and intermodal operators, oil and gas terminals, ports and railroad manufacturers. For more information on the conference, people may visit