Tehran, Jakarta call for stronger trade, economic relations

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TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – A meeting between Iranian economy minister and his Indonesia counterpart stressed the need to elevate relations and develop bilateral cooperation.

On the sidelines of the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group in Washington DC, Iranians Minister of Economy Masoud Karbasian met and talked with Sri Mulyani, the Indonesian Finance Minister.

At the meeting, which was attended by all members of the two delegations, discussed and exchanged views on latest status of the two countries’ economies.

The Indonesian side, while referring to friendly ties between the two states, invited Iran’s Karbasian to take part at the next World Bank Summit to be held in Indonesia. She also emphasized the need to bolster collaboration between the two countries and voiced readiness to further elevate bilateral relations.

 Sri Mulyani also called for stronger cooperation between Iran and Indonesia at international arenas.

Masoud Karbasian, for his part, reviews economic achievements of Iran in recent years and, while stressing the benefits of Resistance Economy as proposed by the Iranian Leader, said expansion of relations with Islamic countries remained a top priority for Iran and voiced the country’s readiness to further develop trade, economic and investment accords with Indonesia.

He further noted that boosting banking ties between Tehran and Jakarta marked a major factor in preparing grounds for stronger relations.

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