Prime Minister Eng. Imad Khamis today discussed with the advisor of the First Vice President of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Chairman of the Committee for the Development of Iranian Economic Relations with Syria and Iraq, Hassan Dana’i Far and the accompanying delegation, the prospects for strengthening economic and investment cooperation between the two countries to face the challenges and sanctions faced by the Syrian and Iranian people.
The meeting dealt with mechanisms to overcome any obstacles to the implementation of the agreements signed between the two countries, in addition to discussing signing new agreements and expanding cooperation in the fields of investment, foreign trade, industry, infrastructure, housing, transportation, and the approved standard specifications for the exchange of goods.
Eng. Khamis stressed that the Syrian-Iranian economic relations are progressing steadily towards further development, close cooperation, integration and openness in implementation of the directives of the leaders of the two countries, indicating the importance of setting new mechanisms for coordination and cooperation at the level of joint committees to achieve the maximum benefit for the economies of the two countries.
For his part, Danai reiterated his country's supportive stance in Syria in its war on terrorism and facing the challenges imposed by the war on the Syrian citizen, explaining that the stage requires the development of cooperation in all economic fields, leading to integration in a way that benefits the two countries and the Syrian and Iranian peoples.
The meeting was attended by Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Dr. Qais Khidr, and the Iranian ambassador in Damascus, Jawad Turk Turki.