EghtesadOnline: The International Union of Railways (UIC) is holding a two-day Middle East session in Tehran.
The UIC Regional Seminar, which opened on Tuesday, is organized by the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways. Representatives of the rail entities of Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Afghanistan are participating in the event, which is being held at the IRIR headquarters, according to a press release published by the Iranian body. The International Union of Railways is a global rail transport body whose mission is to promote rail transport at the world level and meet the challenges of mobility and sustainable development. UIC’s main objectives are to facilitate the sharing of best practices among members, support members in their efforts to develop new business and new areas of activities, propose new ways of improving technical and environmental performance, promote interoperability, create new world standards for railroads and develop centers of competence (in terms of high speed, safety, security, e-business), accordfing to Financial Tribune.