Iran, Libya sign agreements

Iran Materials 28 December 2006 13:13 (UTC +04:00)

(IRNA) - Iran and Libya here on Wednesday evening inked two agreements and a letter of understanding on expansion of bilateral cooperation.

The two agreements on 'tourism and cultural heritage' and 'encouraging investment' were signed by Iran's Minister of Housing and Urban Development Mohammad Saeedi-Kia and Secretary of the General's Committee for Planning of Libya al-Tahrir al-Hadi al-Juhaymi while, the letter of understanding was inked by al-Juhaymi and Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Davoud Danesh-Jaafari, reports Trend.

Addressing the meeting, Saeedi-Kia expressed hope the agreements would lead to further expansion of Tehran-Tripoli cooperation.

Al-Juhaymi, for his part, called for materialization of the agreements reached between the two sides and called for further activation of the two countries' chambers of commerce, particularly in the area of investment and trade.