Omani Health Minister Ahmed Al-Saidi voiced his country's interest to transfer new medicinal technologies, saying that the country can have good cooperation with Iran in the scientific and research spheres, Trend with reference to IRNA reports.
He made the remarks in a meeting with Iran's Minister of Health, Treatment and Medical Education Saeed Namaki when he expressed pleasure over having excellent relations between Iran and Oman.
"Iranians have the right to take pride in their ancient civilization," he said, hailing Iran's health system and its positive indices in the field of health which have been achieved through the efforts of the relevant officials.
Iran produces 95 percent of medicines it needs, Al-Saidi said.
Namaki, for his part, said that Iran stands alongside Oman in paving the way for establishing universal health coverage (HUC).
"We can have good cooperation in exchanging students and instructors and set up joint research centers to study rampant diseases in the region," he said.