Tehran, Baku discuss shipping co-op

Business Materials 11 November 2016 16:13 (UTC +04:00)

Tehran, Iran, November 11

By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:

Iranian Ports and Shipping Organization officials during a visit to Baku discussed prospects of bilateral cooperation with their Azerbaijani counterparts.

The Iranian delegation was led by Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization, Jabar Jalilian, while the Azerbaijani side was represented by Rauf Valiyev, the chairman of Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company, IRNA news agency reported November 11.

The sides discussed cooperation in maritime transport, repair of ships, dredging, agency services, education, etc.

Iran and Azerbaijan are Caspian Sea littoral countries.

This year presidents Hassan Rouhani and Ilham Aliyev exchanged visits, where they signed several MoUs on boosting bilateral ties.