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Iran, Slovakia to Boost Cooperation on Renewable Energy (07 January 2019)

A host of Slovakian business activists visiting Tehran, in a meeting with Deputy Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s Energy Commission Hossein Amiri Khamkani, reassured that they are resolute to strengthen cooperation on renewable energies.

Deputy Chairman of Iranian Parliament’s Energy Commission Hossein Amiri Khamkani met with a group of Slovak economic activists on Sunday, during which the two sides called for developing and strengthening of bilateral trade relations and cooperation on renewable energies.

In the meeting, the Slovak economic activists referred to the long-standing friendship between the two countries of Iran and Slovakia, saying "we, as economic activists, will strive to further strengthen the business relationship between the two countries."

Slovak business activists added, "We have good experience in renewable energy and we want to strengthen our cooperation with Iran in that area.”

Amiri Khamkani, in turn, pointed to Iran"s economic and trade relations with Slovakia, saying “the Iranian Parliament welcomes developing and strengthening of its relations with Slovakia in various fields”.

Referring to economic relations between the two countries, Amiri Khamkani emphasized the readiness of Iranian Parliament to facilitate trade between the two countries.

The senior lawmaker further stated, “We hope to see an increase in the level of economic relations, especially in the area of renewable energy.”

In a related front, in March 2017, Slovakian Ambassador to Tehran Luber Mirgelian said that his country"s companies have boosted their investments in Iran.

"After opening of credit line worth 100 million euros during recent visit by my country"s officials to Iran indicates that Slovakia supports investment in Iran," Mirgelian said in a meeting with Head of Iran-Slovakia Parliamentary Group Mehdi Farshadan in Tehran.

The Slovakian ambassador assessed bilateral ties as positive, hoping that relations would further improve following the removal of sanctions and settlement of banking problems.

Farshadan, for his part, pointed to good ties between Iran and Slovakia, and said hat excellent bilateral relations since the country’s independence are an appropriate ground for bolstering ties in various domains.

He also described removal of obstacles such as facilitating visa issuance as a major contributor to boosting bilateral ties.

Source: Farsnews - Date: (07 January 2019)


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