Baku, Azerbaijan, April 22
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Iranian Zanjan Province's potential creates favorable conditions to enhance cooperation with Azerbaijan, according to Javanshir Akhundov, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Iran.
Ambassador Akhundov made the remarks on Tuesday, April 22 at a meeting with the Zanjan Province's Head Jamshid Ansari, Iranian IRNA news agency said.
The Azerbaijani ambassador stressed that the rich deposits, good climate, geographical location and potential in medicine provide great opportunities to enhance cooperation between Zanjan Province and Azerbaijan's regions.
Ansari in turn said during the meeting that the province ranks first among other provinces of Iran in terms of electricity production and the amount of rich deposits. He added that the largest zinc plant is located in Zanjan.
Ansari went on to add that Zanjan is also at the forefront of the agriculture field. He stressed that the province is ready to cooperate with Azerbaijan in the inter-university cooperation, making mutual investments and conducting technology exchanges.
Azerbaijani ambassador made a visit to Iran on April 20. Following the visit to Ardebil, he went to Zanjan.
During his visit, Akhundov discussed Azerbaijani businessmen's investments in tourism and other areas of Ardabil and Zanjan provinces' economies.
Translated by E.A.
Edited by C.N.