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Mehdi Jahangiri: Iran and Greece have a lot of potential for cooperation

 Tehran, October 19, 2023 – Dimitrios Alexandra Kissas, the Ambassador of Greece to Iran, met with Mehdi Jahangiri, the President of the Iran-Greece Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines, and Agriculture. During the meeting, the two sides stressed the importance of strengthening economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.

Jahangiri: Deep historical and cultural ties provide a basis for economic and trade cooperation

The meeting of the ambassador of Greece with Mehdi Jahangiri, the chairman of the board of directors of the Iran-Greek Chamber of CommerceJahangiri said during the meeting: “Iran and Greece have deep historical and cultural ties. These ties can provide a basis for economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.”

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The meeting of the ambassador of Greece with Mehdi Jahangiri, the chairman of the board of directors of the Iran-Greek Chamber of Commerce

He added: “We believe that with more cooperation and interaction, we can bring our economic and trade relations to a new level of development.”

Kissas: Lots of potential for economic and trade cooperation

Kissas also stressed the importance of cooperation between the two countries, saying: “Greece and Iran have a lot of potential for cooperation in various economic and trade fields. We are ready to work with the Iran-Greece Chamber of Commerce to identify and develop new areas of cooperation.”

The meeting of the ambassador of Greece with Mehdi Jahangiri, the chairman of the board of directors of the Iran-Greek Chamber of Commerce
The meeting of the ambassador of Greece with Mehdi Jahangiri, the chairman of the board of directors of the Iran-Greek Chamber of Commerce

Discussion of areas of economic and trade cooperation

During the meeting, the two sides discussed various areas of economic and trade cooperation between the two countries. Among the areas discussed were the following:

  • Tourism: Iran and Greece are both popular tourist destinations in the world. Cooperation in this area could help to increase the number of tourists between the two countries.
  • Banking and stock exchange: The two countries can cooperate in the fields of finance and investment. This cooperation could help to facilitate trade and investment between the two countries.
  • Transportation: Iran and Greece are connected to each other through the Mediterranean Sea. Cooperation in the field of transportation could help to facilitate trade and transportation between the two countries.
  • Healthcare: Iran and Greece are both important medical centers in the world. Cooperation in the field of healthcare could help to improve healthcare services in both countries.
  • Nanotechnology and advanced industries: Iran and Greece have a lot of potential in the field of nanotechnology and advanced industries. Cooperation in this area could help to develop new technologies and industries in both countries.

Agreement to establish a joint working group

At the end of the meeting, the two sides agreed to establish a joint working group to explore areas of economic and trade cooperation between the two countries. The working group will be composed of representatives from the Iran-Greece Chamber of Commerce and government officials from the two countries.

Opportunities for cooperation between Iran and Greece

Iran and Greece have deep historical and cultural ties. These ties can provide a basis for economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.

From an economic perspective, Iran and Greece have a lot of potential for cooperation. Iran has natural resources and cheap labor. Greece also has developed infrastructure and a strategic location in the Mediterranean region.

The meeting of the ambassador of Greece with Mehdi Jahangiri, the chairman of the board of directors of the Iran-Greek Chamber of Commerce
The meeting of the ambassador of Greece with Mehdi Jahangiri, the chairman of the board of directors of the Iran-Greek Chamber of Commerce

Cooperation between Iran and Greece could help to promote economic development and well-being for the people of the two countries.