Turkish investors to implement development projects in Iran’s Mazandaran province
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 5 / Trend F.Mehdi/
A group of Turkish investors will invest in transportation, tourism, and energy projects in Iran's northern Mazandaran province, IRNA reported.
The Turkish delegation inked a deal with Mazandaran's finance and economic affairs department in Mazandaran's capital city, Sari, to build wastewater facility, cable car, hotel, and airport in different cities of the province.
Turkey's Minister of Development Cevdet Yilmaz has voiced Ankara's willingness to boost economic ties with Iran, and called for stronger efforts by both sides' officials to expand economic and trade ties between the two neighboring nations, the Fars News Agency reported.
Speaking in a meeting with Tehran's Ambassador to Ankara Bahman Hosseinpour, Yilmaz voiced pleasure over the expansion of economic cooperation between Iran and Turkey and the increase in the trade exchanges between the two neighboring countries which exceeded $22 billion in the first 11 months of 2012.
The Turkish minister also called on Iranian and Turkish officials to increase efforts to expand economic and trade cooperation.