(IRNA) - IRI President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will depart Tehran for a regional tour of three Latin American countries, Venezuela, Nicaragua, and Ecuador, on Friday night, January 12th.
President Ahmadinejad would on Saturday morning, January 13th, local time, arrive in Caracas Air Port, where the Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez would officially receive him.
He would later on the same day hold his first round of talks with President Chavez, while members of his high ranking accompanying delegation would attend meetings with their Venezuelan counterparts, reports Trend.
The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran would on Sunday morning, local time, be seen off officially at Caracas Air Port and depart for another lightning day-long official visit of Managua, Nicaragua.
This would be President Ahmadinejad's second official visit of Venezuela during the current (Iranian) year (ending on March 21st, 2007).
During his previous visit in late summer of 2006 he signed 29 documents and letters of cooperation, and President Chavez awarded him Venezuela's highest medal of pride, "Libertador".
Ahmadinejad's previous visit of Venezuela took three days and the two presidents attended the beginning ceremony of drilling of that country's first national oil project, Orinogo.
Federal Republic of Venezuela is the sixth largest country in south America and is one of the richest Latin American countries.
Its eastern neighbor is Guyana Republic, its southern neighbor is Brazil and it has costs at Caribbean Sea on the north.