Iran to Build Two Plants in Tajikistan
Iranian and Tajik officials have come to an agreement on building a cement production plant and a flour mill by Tehran for the central Asian country, head of a provincial trade office announced on Saturday, FNA reported.
"The Iranian delegation, comprising directors and officials from the mining, agriculture, industries, reprocessing industries and tourism sectors, held negotiations with Tajik sides, specially the head of Tajikistan's Chamber of Commerce, and reached an agreement for the construction of a cement-production factory and a flour mill in the country," the Head of the Iranian trade organization's provincial office in the southeastern Sistan and Balouchestan province, Iraj Hassanpour, told FNA.
He further pointed out that negotiations between Iranian and Tajik officials are still underway.
The Iranian delegation, including 15 officials from different industrial and economic sectors, arrived in Tajikistan on Thursday.
"Given the commonalities of the two friendly and brotherly countries, Iran's state and private sectors are keen to expand ties with Tajikistan in different fields," Hassanpour added.
Meantime, Deputy Head of Tajikistan's Chamber of Commerce Adel Sangov told FNA that his country is seeking further consolidation of relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
"The employment of the experiences and potentials that the friendly and brotherly country of Iran enjoys in trade and economic fields can easily enhance the existing ties between the two states," he added.