TEHRAN (Iran News) – In a meeting with the Malaysian deputy foreign minister the Head of TPOI underlined the vitality of boosting economic ties among Muslim countries.
“The development of relations with Islamic countries, especially Malaysia, which is recognized as a successful example in the Islamic world, is very important, and the expansion of economic relations between Muslim countries should be on the agenda,” Head of Iran Trade Promotion Organization Hamid Zadboom said in his meeting with Malaysia’s Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar.
Referring to U.S. sanctions, Zadboom said: “Expanding relations and cooperation with friendly and brother nations will make these sanctions ineffective.”
the neighboring states will have an important role to play in the future of Tehran’s political and diplomatic relations with other countries due to the cruel sanctions imposed against Iran.
Border provinces of Iran have a vital role to this end, he said, adding that East Azarbaijan is of great importance as the province enjoys the appropriate commercial, economic and industrial infrastructures.
the development of cultural, academic, and scientific relations as other priorities of Iran’s diplomacy with Azerbaijan, noting that the exchange of students and holding joint conferences can be effective in the expansion of bilateral relations.
In this meeting, the two sides reviewed the status of economic and trade exchanges between the two countries.
They paid attention to the existence of areas and infrastructure needed to further expansion of ties and focused on issues of cooperation between countries’ fields of interest, including in the automotive industry, Halal products industry, tourism, preferential trade agreement, and etc.
The Malaysian Deputy Foreign Minister described his visit to Iran in the current context as a sign of the importance of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Malaysia’s foreign affairs
Emphasizing the interest of Malaysian companies to invest in Iran, he said: “I hope that with mutual cooperation, the relations between the two countries will be further strengthened and the effects of Coronavirus in economic and trade relations will be managed.”