In his congratulatory message to the Mexican nation and government on the anniversary of the country's Independence Day, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani underlined the importance of enhancing relations with Mexico in the Iranian new administration's foreign policy, Fars news agency reported.
He further hoped for the expansion of cooperation between the two countries in the line with safeguarding interests of both countries at bilateral and international levels.
In mid-February, Iranian and Mexican officials underlined further development of bilateral relations and mutual cooperation between the two friendly states.
The issue was raised in a meeting between head of Iran-Mexico parliamentary friendship group Hossein Amiri Khamkani and Mexican charge d'affaires in Iran Martin Torres.
At the meeting, Amiri Khamkani said that constructive role the two countries play in the international arenas can also help bolster bilateral relations.
He further said Iran-Mexico parliamentary friendship group welcomes widening bilateral cooperation in various fields.
Torres, for his part, welcomed deepening all-out Tehran-Mexico City cooperation, particularly in the cultural areas.
Early in November, then Deputy Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization for Tourism Affairs Manouchehr Jahanian and Mexican Secretary of Tourism Gloria Guevara Manzo held talks about the expansion of cultural and tourism ties between two states.
The meeting was held on the sidelines of 94th session of the executive council of the United Nations' World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) held on October 24 and 25 in the city of Campeche in Mexico.
During the meeting both officials expressed hope for expansion of tourism and cultural ties between two countries.
In July, Iranian Ambassador to Mexico Jalal Kalantari underlined Iran and Mexico's abundant potentials for cooperation, and called for utilizing the two countries' capacities to develop their bilateral relations in all fields.
Kalantari made the remarks in a meeting with Mexican Deputy Foreign Minister Lourdes Aranda Bezaury, adding that there are wide-scale potentials for economic, scientific and cultural cooperation between Iran and Mexico.
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