Thursday, 9 February, 2023

Iranian Deputy FM due today

Iranian Deputy FM due today

Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs of Iran Ali Bagheri Kani is scheduled to arrive here today to discuss bilateral and other issues of mutual interest with Bangladesh, reports UNB.

Apart from his bilateral meeting Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen, the Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister is likely to meet Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen and State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam during his brief stay in Dhaka.

In November, the Iranian said Foreign Office Consultation and meeting of Joint Economic Commission should be held at mutually convenient time to further strengthen relations in the field of trade, investment, economy, energy, chemical fertilizer and food security.

 State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam briefed the Iranian side last month about trade potential between Bangladesh and Iran and sought efforts for more visits of trade delegations.

The two countries also discussed details about mutual cooperation under IORA.