Tajikistan Keen on Enhancing Trade Ties with Iran: TPOI


The deputy head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI) hailed Tajikistan’s keenness to expand trade and economic relations with Iran, saying that boosting trade exchanges with other countries is the main program adopted by the organization. 

Mehdi Zeyghami made the remarks on Saturday in a meeting with Tajik Ambassador to Tehran Nizamuddin Zohidi.

During the meeting, the two sides explored avenues for enhancing bilateral ties in the fields of trade and economy, broadening trade cooperation and organizing a trade forum concurrent with the upcoming visit of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to the Republic of Tajikistan.

Stating that reciprocal visit of by the presidents of the two countries indicate the serious determination of high-ranking officials of the two countries to develop mutual ties, Zeyghami proposed that the trade forum be held in the presence of the presidents of the two countries.

Elsewhere in his remarks, the TPOI deputy head pointed out that Iran and Tajikistan enjoy high potential to broaden bilateral ties in all fields, especially in the fields of trade and economy.

Iran’s commercial envoy will be dispatched to Tajikistan by the end of the current Persian calendar year (March 20, 2024) for boosting bilateral cooperation, Zeyghami underlined.

Participation of Iranian companies in Tajikistan international fairs and admission of trade delegations of the two countries are among the main programs adopted at the organization in line with boosting trade exchanges, he continued.

Zeyghami also pointed to the high capability of Iran’s technical-engineering companies and called for the cooperation of Tajikistan for the active presence of Iranian firms in implementing important projects in Tajikistan.

The Tajik envoy to Iran, for his part, pointed to the volume of trade exchanges in the first five months of the current year (January to May) and stated that the two countries have good potential to enhance their bilateral trade.

Source: Tasnim News Agency