Finnish Ambassador to Iran Kari Kahiluoto said Finland is looking for new economic opportunities in southern Iran in the wake of a normalization of diplomatic ties between the Islamic Republic and its Persian Gulf Arab neighbors.
Finland, and Poland announced readiness to strengthen cooperation in the health sector with Iran.
Ambassador of Finland to Tehran Mr. Kari Kahiluoto on Tuesday visited piers, equipment and infrastructures of Shahid Beheshti Port and Shahid Kalantarti Port of Chabahar.
Iran and Finland have signed an agreement on avoiding double taxation as the two countries seek to expand trade and business ties.
Chairman of Iran-Finland Joint Chamber of Commerce Gholam-Hossein Jamili says Finland is fully committed to abide by international laws and the country is more serious in observing sanctions against Iran than even the U.S. which has imposed them.
Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Qassemi says according to agreements, it was decided the transit route between Iran and Finland to be launched and with this route that some part of it is rail, consignments can be shipped from Iran to Finland in 21 days while currently it takes three months.
Chairman of Iran-Finland Joint Chamber of Commerce Gholam-Hossein Jamili believes Iran can take advantage of Finland’s capacities to partly resolve its water problems, reiterating that the geography of trade is changing in the world.
Iran-Finland Joint Chamber of Commerce was officially launched after electing the members of board of directors in the meeting of its founders and in presence of ambassadors of both countries.
Head of Iran-Finland Joint Economic Committee Gholamhossein Jamili met with the Finnish economic and international trade advisor in Tehran to discuss the expansion of technology and trade ties.
Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mine and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Gholam-Hossein Shafei in a meeting with Ambassador of Finland to Tehran Mr. Keijo Norvanto said the Iran-Finland Joint Chamber of Commerce will start its activities in three weeks and expressed hope it would boost the economic and trade ties between the two countries.