(IRNA) - Iran and Venezuela signed here Sunday 11 memoranda of understanding on expansion of bilateral cooperation in different fields.
The agreements were inked in presence of the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez before the latter wound up his official two-day visit to Tehran, reports Trend.
Iranian Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri Hamaneh and his Venezuelan counterpart Rafael Ramirez inked an MoU on bolstering oil cooperation.
Iran's Minister of Mines and Industries Alireza Tahmasbi and Venezuela's Ramirez signed an MoU an establishment of a joint housing company.
Iranian Minister of Health Kamran Baqeri Lankarani and his Venezuelan counterpart signed an agreement on medicine and hygiene.
Lankarani and Venezuelan Minister of Science and Technology Marlene Yadira Cordova signed an agreement on establishment a joint pharmaceutical company.
Iranian Vice-President and Head of the Department of the Environment (DoE), Fatemeh Javadi Amoli, and Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Alcides Rondon inked an MoU on expansion of bilateral cooperation in various environmental fields.
Senior Iranian and Venezuelan officials signed agreements on petrochemical and oil training, oil exploitation and exploration, construction of a bicycle manufacturing company, aviation cooperation and establishment of an industrial molding factory.