Senior Iranian and Belarusian trade officials agreed to pave the way for strengthening the two countries' cooperation in economic fields, Fars reported.
To that end, a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was singed between the two countries' chambers of commerce in a bid to lay the groundwork for the further expansion of economic ties between Tehran and Minsk.
During the ceremony to sign the agreement, Yahya Ale-Eshaq, Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture of Tehran, stressed the development of Tehran-Minsk ties.
He said that Belarus enjoys a secure economic market which facilitates the establishment of Iranian companies in the country and provides the opportunity for Iranians to expand ties in various spheres.
The chairman of the Minsk Chamber of Commerce, for his part, pointed to Iran-Belarus good commercial ties and said the trade transactions between the two countries currently stood at USD 104 million and could be further increased given the high potentials of the two countries.
Tehran and Minsk have in recent months increased efforts to start a jump in mutual cooperation.
The trade between Tehran and Minsk has significantly expanded in the recent years as the two countries have been cooperating in many areas, including engineering, and construction projects