Iran-Russia provincial committee to meet in Shiraz

SHIRAZ, Aug. 03 (MNA) – According to officials of Fars Province, the 3rd meeting of Iran-Russia provincial committee is to be held in Shiraz.

According to Karim Arabi, General Manager of Economic and International Coordination Office of Fars Province, the third meeting of Iran-Russia provincial committee is to be held in southern city of Shiraz.

The capital city of the province is scheduled to host the two-day meeting on August 17-18 with participation of 16 Governor-generals in the event along with members of Iran and Russian joint economic commission to mull expansion of relations and cooperation between the two countries.

Fars province is the second province in the country which hosts such a significant economic meeting, he said.

"Russia is currently facing economic sanctions imposed by European Union and is regarded as a good market for Iran's products and that of Fars province," he said.

Introduction of historical monuments, tourism and medical treatment of Fars province will be on the agenda of the joint economic commission as Arabi has said.

Draft of a memorandum of understanding is to be inked by the Iranian and Russian officials in the upcoming meeting.

After clinching the final agreement of July 14, Iran is expected to witness expansion of international relations and cooperation.


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