Thailand's Exim Bank for expansion of commercial ties with Iran

Iran Materials 16 December 2006 11:40 (UTC +04:00)

(IRNA) - The Export-Import Bank of Thailand (Exim) voiced readiness to support expansion of commercial ties with Iran, reports Trend.

Executive Director and Secretary of Exim Bank Boontherawa Apichai met with Iran's Ambassador to Thailand Mohsen Pak-Ayeen in Bangkok on Friday.

Thailand's Exim Bank is ready to provide necessary facilities to Iranian and Thai businessmen to bolster their economic cooperation, Apichai said.

He welcomed exchange of expert delegations between his bank and the Export Development Bank of Iran (EDBI), saying the delegations would examine possibilities for providing more banking facilities to the two countries' private sector to boost commercial exchanges.

Pak Ayeen, for his part, called for implementation of a memorandum of understanding previously signed between EDBI and Exim Bank to boost trade exchanges.

He expressed Tehran's readiness to facilitate issuance of visas for Thai businessmen.