Oman’s Minister of Transport, Communications and Information Technology Eng. Said Hamound Al Ma’awali received in his office Alireza Peyman-Pak, Deputy Minister for Industry, Mining and Trade of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The value of trade between Iran and Oman hit a record high in the past Iranian calendar year 1400 (ended on March 20), from its previous year, the head of Iran-Oman Joint Economic Committee announced.
Iran and Oman signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for expanding economic cooperation in a variety of areas at the end of the two countries’ 19th Joint Economic Committee meeting.
The Chairman of Iran-Oman Joint Chamber of Commerce said that the two countries of Iran and Oman enjoy high capabilities and potentials which can enhance bilateral trade volume exchange by $5 billion.
Iran’s Ambassador to Oman Ali Najafi Khoshroodi on Sunday said Tehran is willing to boost bilateral relations with Muscat.
In a Wednesday tweet in Arabic, Iranian FM Zarif congratulated his new Omani counterpart Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamood Al-Busaidi on his appointment.
Omani Parliament Speaker Sheikh Khalid bin Hilal al-Maawali has called for enhanced parliamentary cooperation with Iran.
Oman has sent its first cargo of medical equipment and supplies to Iran as the country continues to battle against the COVID-19 crisis, a report said.
A shipping line was launched between Iran Jask port and Port Suwaiq in Oman.
Envoys of Iran and Oman exchanged their views on the latest regional and international developments as well as the spread of coronavirus, known as COVID-19.