Today, within the framework of the International Customs Forum to be held in Moscow on October 21-22, the Chairman of the State Revenue Committee of the Republic of Armenia Rustam Badasyan met with the Head of the Customs Service of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mehdi Mirashrafi. This was reported by the Information և Public Relations Department of the RA State Revenue Committee.
During the meeting, the reconstruction and modernization of the Meghri border checkpoint, as well as the works aimed at improving the traffic flows between the Meghri-Norduz checkpoints were discussed.
Let us remind that in 2020 On February 7, 2012, the Meghri Border Checkpoint Loan and Grant Agreement was signed between the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Armenia and the European Office of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development between the Republic of Armenia and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
The goal of the project is to finance the reconstruction and modernization of the Meghri checkpoint at the state border of the Republic of Armenia, which is conditioned by the increase of the flow of vehicles transporting goods through this checkpoint from year to year. The modernization of the Meghri crossing point will contribute to the activation of the North-South transport corridor, will stimulate transit transportation through the latter.