A South African delegation, led by that country's ambassador to Iran, arrived in Iran' northern Mazandaran province on Tuesday.
The South African Ambassador William Max Whitehead arrived in Sari along with a delegation comprised of a number of his colleagues at the embassy, Tasnim news agency reported.
Head of the Public Relations of Mazandaran Bureau of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Seyed Mohammad Hossein Hasheminasab said that the South African delegation would learn about the province's natural, tourism and agricultural potentials.
They will also have meetings with the provincial officials and exporters, according to the official.
Several South African companies are involved in major projects in Iran.
MTN Group has a 49-percent stake in the Irancell consortium which was awarded the second mobile telecommunications license in Iran. It started operations in October 2006.
Follow us on Twitter @TRENDNewsAgency