Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Iran: Iran, Turkey discuss joint industrial town project

Source: IRNA

Ankara, Nov 7, IRNA – The third meeting of working group to follow up establishment of Iran-Turkey joint industrial border town was held here on Tuesday.

A delegation from Iran Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade and a delegation from Turkey Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology are discussing results of the two primary meetings in Tehran and Oroumeyeh and negotiate execution of plans and preparing context of agreement to establish joint border industrial town.

Experts of both countries started to exchange views on the issue in sub-committees of working group.

It seems that the context of agreement will be finalized at the end of this 2-day meeting to be signed by the two ministers.

Assistant Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Eiraj Movafaq said that the project is among the most important joint plans of the two countries which promote economic and trade ties between Iran and Turkey.

He expressed hope that with implementation of the plan it would be the third joint border industrial town after the ones between Brazil and Argentina and between North and South Korea.

He added that with this project economic situation in the border area will boom.

He continued that experts from both countries are discussing issues like location, energy, trade, security and consulate affairs of the town in sub-committee groups.