TEHRAN (defapress) – Uzbekistan has expressed willingness to invest in Iran’s petrochemical projects, the managing director of Iran's National Petrochemical Company (NPC) said.
News ID: 67154
Publish Date: 26November 2017 - 17:37
Tashkent is eager to make investment in Iran’s petrochemical
projects, methanol-to-olefin projects in particular, Reza Norouzzadeh said
recently following a meeting with Alisher Sultanov, deputy Prime Minister of
Uzbekistan, in Tehran, Shana reported.
Two Iranian and Uzbek representatives have been tasked with
preparing the ground for the investment, he added.
Back in October, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad
Zarif and his Uzbek counterpart, Abdulaziz Kamilov, held talks on a range of
issues, including ways to promote cooperation between the two countries in the
oil and gas industry.
In the meeting held in Tehran, Zarif hailed bilateral
relations between the Islamic Republic and Uzbekistan and stressed the need to
boost the ties in all spheres.
The two sides discussed closer cooperation between Tehran
and Tashkent in diverse areas, ranging from oil and gas, tourism, consular
affairs, engineering, agriculture to automotive.