Kyrgyzstan and Iran to boost trade and economic cooperation
Bishkek, July 11 / Kabar /. Closing ceremony of the 10th meeting of Joint Intergovernmental Commission on trade-economic, scientific-technical and cultural cooperation between Kyrgyzstan and Iran was held in the Iranian capital city of Tehran, July 10, 2012.
According to the press service of the Ministry of Finance of Kyrgyzstan, on the results of the work of the Commission the sides suggested to develop cooperation of two countries in such areas as halal industry, banking, cement production, joint projects in geological exploration, power generation, gas and tourism. The Kyrgyz side also suggested to supply Kyrgyz meat and live cattle to Iran and the Iranian side expressed its readiness to accept the proposal, in case of observance of all veterinary procedures.
In conclusion, the Minister of Finance of Kyrgyzstan A. Japarov and Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade of Iran Mahdi Gazanfari signed the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation between the two countries.
"I think that the signed document will serve the economy of both countries and pave the way multisectoral, mutually beneficial cooperation of Kyrgyzstan and Iran. I hope that we will achieve open trade between the two countries and be able to increase turnover up to 1 billion U.S. dollars", added A. Japarov.