(www.irna.ir) вЂ" Iran and Morocco in Rabat discussed avenues for bolstering trade and economic cooperation.
Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, who wrapped up a visit to Rabat, met with Moroccan Minister of External Commerce Mustapha Mechahouri.
Pointing to the favorable ground for expansion of bilateral cooperation, Mottaki expressed hope the two countries would witness further progress in the areas of automobile and tractor production, oil exploration and other trade exchanges.
He urged both sides to take steps to remove certain obstacles in the way of enhancement of mutual trade, economic and industrial activities, reports Trend.
The Iranian minister noted that the proposal to set up an office in Rabat to monitor bilateral trade exchanges would help raise further the two countries' trade volume.
Mechahouri, for his part, called on the two countries' traders and industrialists to do more to raise their output and exchanges.
He said that by formulating strategies, providing trade incentives within the framework of commercial agreements, holding trade exhibitions and encouraging wider exchange of information the two countries can further boost their economic cooperation.