Iran, Slovenia sign agreement

Photo:  Iran, Slovenia sign agreement / Iran

Chairman of Iranian Chamber of Commerce Gholamhossein Shafei and Chairman of Sloveniaˈs Chamber of Commerce and Industry Samu Kheribar Milich in a meeting on Sunday signed an agreement on avoidance of double taxation, IRNA reported.

The Iranian and Slovenian officials had also agreed to establish a joint cooperation council and prepare the ground for execution of previous agreements including establishment of a shipping line.

Shafei noted that there are good grounds for increasing cooperation between the two countries' private sectors in all fields including transit of goods.

The Slovenian official, for his part, referred to Iran's key economic role in the region and called his visit to Iran as important.

He called for expansion of trade exchange between the two countries.

The Slovenian parliament speaker heading a high-ranking political, economic, trade and parliamentary delegation arrived in Tehran on Saturday morning.

The Slovenian economic delegation comprises experts on energy, banking, electricity, telecommunications and agriculture.

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