MINSK, 13 February (BelTA) - Cooperation with Iran in the manufacturing sector has a great potential, Belarusian industry Minister Aleksandr Rogozhnik said during a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Iran to Belarus Saeed Yari, BelTA learned from the press service of the Industry Ministry.
The parties discussed the topical issues on the bilateral agenda, including cooperation in the manufacturing sector.
Aleksandr Rogozhnik noted bilateral trade rose threefold in 2022 over 2021. The minister expressed confidence that cooperation with Iran in the manufacturing sector has a great potential.
For his part, the Iranian ambassador also praised the level of bilateral contacts. "Our countries have developed fruitful cooperation, which meets the interests of peoples. But we should not stop there. We need to move forward," Ambassador Saeed Yari said, stressing that the infrastructure for the accelerated development of relations is ready.
During the meeting, Aleksandr Rogozhnik and Ambassador Saeed Yari also discussed the program of the visit of an Iranian delegation headed by the deputy minister of industry to Belarus. The delegation is set to visit a number of enterprises in order to establish mutually beneficial cooperation.
The meeting was attended by the heads of the flagships of the Belarusian industry - MAZ, MTZ, BelAZ.