DAR ES SALAAM, May 12 (MNA) – Iran and Tanzania signed three memorandums of understanding and one cooperation deal in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday.

IRNA reported that the MOU in the field of agriculture was inked by the agriculture ministers of the two countries.

 

A political MOU and a cooperation deal between Tehran and Dar es Salaam were also signed by Iran’s First Vice President Parviz Davoudi and his Tanzanian counterpart.

 

During the meeting Davoudi said the two countries had reached important agreements in expanding bilateral relations during meetings in Tehran which paved the way for further boosting of ties especially in economic fields.

 

He added that mutual relations in the cultural sector, too, were enjoying a growing trend, and said the exchange of visits between the officials of the two countries helped enhance ties.

 

Davoudi noted that Iran attached special importance to expanding relations with African nations, and said Tehran was planning to host an African countries’ summit.

 

The Iranian delegation left Dar es Salaam for Zanzibar to meet the autonomous island’s president on Tuesday.

 

Prior to Tanzania, the first vice president visited South Africa.

 

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