TEHRAN (Iran News) – The second specialized meeting of chambers of commerce of Iran and Poland was held online on Tuesday where both countries announced readiness to cooperate in the field of green technologies.
Some guests from organizations and companies which are directly engaged in the field of green technologies and clean energies as well as members of the Iran-Poland Joint Chamber of Commerce attended the virtual meeting.
Addressing the meeting, Deputy Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (ICCIMA) on International Affairs Mr. Mohammad Reza Karbasi explained the goal behind holding the meeting, saying that due to the importance and necessity of renewable energies and green technologies in the industrial production in the world and the colorful role of this field in protecting the environment, it was decided this online conference to focus on green technologies and renewable energies in order to introduce the potentials of the two states.
He said fortunately Poland can be a gateway for transfer of green technologies to Iran due to its successful experience in the fields of protecting environment, wastewater treatment and water resources management, supporting technologies related to developing renewable energies and exploiting energy, reducing dependence to fossil fuels and plans for reducing green gases emission.
Then Karbasi raised some points for cooperation between the two countries considering the potentials of both sides. Holding educational webinars in cooperation with Poland Chamber of Commerce, signing MoU between active universities in this field, encouraging investors for joint investment in the field of environment and water treatment, setting up work groups for reviewing MoUs on this field, dispatch of delegations by ICCIMA for introducing economic potentials of Iran were some of suggestions of Karbasi.
He expressed hope this webinar would be an effective start for increasing cooperation between economic activists of Iran and Poland and holding more meetings in the future.
Then senior advisor to Polish Chamber of Commerce Mr. Christoph Polanski welcomed Karbasi’s suggestions and said now it is the time for Iran and Poland to start environmental co-operations and both chambers should prepare the required grounds for cooperation between the active companies of the two countries in the field of green technologies. He noted that this webinar shows how both sides are serious for starting these co-operations.
Meanwhile in the webinar, Poland Embassy’s First Secretary and Economic Counselor Tomasz Pudlo, for his part, announced that Poland is eager to cooperate with Iranian companies in the field of green technologies, adding that the embassy has put the issue of green technologies on its agenda and it is very good that the title of this webinar has been allocated on the green technologies.
He added that many Polish companies are after finding solutions based on the green technologies fitting the condition of market and these solutions will be attractive for Iranian counterparts. He admitted there are some obstacles in way of cooperation, expressing hope that these problems would be resolved in the next months after the JCPOA talks end successfully.
Pudlo reiterated that if the problem of transferring money is resolved, this cooperation and interaction would ease.