India's External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Friday embarked on a three-day visit to Tehran to attend the 17th meeting of India-Iran Joint Commission. He is the Co-chairperson of the Joint Commission along with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran.
India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
During his stay in Iran, Salman Khurshid will also inaugurate the Indian Culture Centre in Tehran and interact with the Indian community residing in Iran.
The 16th Session of the India-Iran Joint Commission was held in New Delhi on July 8th and 9th, 2010. 30-member delegation of Iran led by Shamseddin Hosseini participated in that meeting.
India and Iran have been holding discussions at regular intervals on issues relating to economic cooperation under the Joint Commission mechanism, which was established in July 1983.
The meeting of the India-Iran Joint Commission provided an opportunity to review bilateral economic and cultural cooperation.
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