(Fars News Agency) - First Vice-President Parviz Davoudi called on Iranian and Malaysian officials to utilize the existing potentials and possibilities to further expand ties between the two countries.
Davoudi made the remarks in a meeting with Malaysian Minister in charge of Investment Dao Norovavi here in Tehran on Saturday, where the Iranian vice-president appreciated Malaysia's principled stances in support of the Islamic Republic at international bodies, describing Kuala Lumpur as a Muslim friend which has always sided with Iran.
He further noted Malaysia's presidency in the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), and called on Muslim countries to utilize their ample potentials and possibilities to serve the interests of their nations through boosting cooperation.
Davoudi also noted Iran's foreign investment possibilities, and voiced Tehran's preparedness to further deepen and develop mutual ties with Malaysia in different grounds, joint ventures, modern technologies, telecommunication and housing in particular.
For his part, the Malaysian minister voiced pleasure in the two countries' developing relations, and underlined that Kuala Lumpur has not set a limit on the expansion of its ties with Tehran.
He reiterated that Malaysia attaches much significance to the promotion of its relations with Muslim countries, specially Iran, and stated Kuala Lumpur's readiness to further deepen mutual ties with Tehran in all the different areas.