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The Iraqi Automobile and Touring Association (IATA) joins IRU

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The Iraqi Automobile and Touring Association (IATA) joins IRU

17 Dec 2019 Baghdad

Operating in the fields of road safety and driver training, IATA becomes the first IRU member in Iraq. 

Established in 1927, IATA is also responsible for issuing the International Driving License and the Carnet de Passage en Douane to drivers in Iraq. 

“We warmly welcome IATA as a new IRU member and look forward to building a strong, secure and prosperous future for the road transport industry,” said Secretary General of IRU Umberto de Pretto.

In addition to its activities at the national level, IATA is also an active member of the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (the International Automobile Federation), l’Alliance Internationale du Tourisme (the International Tourism Alliance) and the Arab Council of Touring and Automobile Clubs.

IATA joins IRU in promoting road safety and advocating the interests of the road transport sector.