Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 11
By Fatih Karimov - Trend:
Iranian and Kazakh officials signed nine memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between the visiting Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran Apr. 11, Iran's state-run IRINN TV reported.
The signed documents include an MOU for extradition of prisoners, a document for cooperation in the field of plant protection and plant quarantine, a technological cooperation document, a protocol on development of economic cooperation in industry, trade and investment, a long-term plan of cooperation on transport and transit, a cooperation MOU between the central banks of Iran and Kazakhstan, a cooperation MOU between railway authorities of Iran and Kazakhstan, a cooperation protocol between Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) and the Kazakhstan Railways, and an MOU between Iran's National Development Fund and Kazakhstan's Baiterek Holding Company.
Heading a high-ranking delegation, Nazarbayev arrived in Tehran Apr. 11 on a two-day official visit.
On the eve of Nazarbayev's official visit to Tehran, Iranian and Kazakh companies signed 44 memorandums of understanding worth $1 billion.