May 12, 2022

Iranian Chabahar Port Safe Transit Center for Indonesian Goods: Official

Senior Iranian and Indonesian officials discussed on Saturday ways to expand cooperation between the two countries, especially in the areas of economy and trade, Trend reports citing IRNA.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister in charge of Economic Diplomacy, Mehdi Safari, received Rachmat Gobel, Deputy Speaker of the Indonesian House of Representatives, in the capital Tehran.

The Iranian official said there are reasons to develop commercial ties between the two countries and announced that his country is ready to use national currencies in trade exchanges as part of efforts to expand these ties.

He referred to the port of Chabahar, located in Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, and said the port can serve as a key and safe transit point for Indonesia to export its goods to countries. of the region.

Safari added that the two countries can also expand their cooperation on nanotechnology and biotechnology, as well as energy and mineral resources, given Iran’s capabilities in these sectors.

The Indonesian official explained that his trip to Tehran was aimed at following up on the agreements previously reached between the two parties to develop bilateral relations.

He stressed that Iran and Indonesia, as two important countries in two strategic regions, should promote their relations and expressed Jakarta’s willingness to work towards this goal.