Iran and Germany mulled over ways for the further expansion of mutual business and commercial cooperation between the two sides.
Head of German Bayern Chamber of Commerce Peter Driessen and his deputy Stephanie Spinner Konig met with Head of Iranian Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Golamhossein Shafei and Vice President of Iran Chamber for International Affairs where the two sides discussed promotion of bilateral business ties between Iran and German economic sectors.
During the meeting, Shafei welcomed presence of representatives from Bayern and Bavaria states, and highlighted long term business relationship between the two countries in past decades.
"Iranian respectful behavior with Germens is an advantage to expand our bilateral ties, and Iran can play a pivotal role in establishing trilateral relationship with Germany and our neighbors in the region," he added.
"The large number of guests and traders from Germany in past few months in ICCIMA as well as today's participants is an evidence of their longing to enlarge our mutual relations" he continued.
During the meeting, Head of Bayern Chamber of Commerce Peter Driessen and his Deputy Stephanie Spinner Konig pointed to the rise of Germany's economic ties with European and other countries to achieve first status in exports, totaling 168 billion euro.
Driessen also referred to reopening professional training courses in Iran-Germany chamber, canceled in 2009, and enthusiasm of the chamber members to enlarge ties with Iranian traders and economic sectors in order to expand bilateral business relations.
Vice president of Iran Chamber in International Affairs Ali Akbar Farazi taking part in the meeting said, "Participating in exhibitions and use of research and educational capabilities must be preliminary step for both sides".
Iran's geopolitical and geographical position in the region, skilled experts, energy resources and friendly relation with neighbors suggest advantages in making investment in variable Iranian economic sectors, he said, adding, "We expect a considerable exchange of both countries' traders in order to facilitate our mutual trading relations."
Traders and a group of economic and business experts of Iran and German Bayern and Bavaria States explored potentials of the two sides for maturing commercial cooperation as well.
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