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* Iran, Sri Lanka agree to expand mutual cooperation
Mon, Feb 12, 2018, 11:27 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Feb 12, Colombo: Iran and Sri Lanka have signed documents to expand cooperation in various areas, including trade and economy.

During a recent two-day visit to Colombo of an Iranian delegation signed the documents with Sri Lankan officials on Saturday, Iran's official news agency IRNA reported.

The delegation which was headed by the Iranian Energy Ministry official Hamid Reza Tashaoei discussed ways for expanding cooperation with his host officials and explored impediments on the way of implementing the existing agreements.

Both sides agreed on the need for finding executive solutions to accelerate operationalization of the agreements.

A final document was also signed between the Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of Sri Lanka and the Head of the Center for Export and Support in Iran's Ministry of Energy.

Iran's Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mohammad Zarei Irani was also present in the meeting.

Iran and Sri Lanka also agreed to finalize the drafts of several cooperation documents in the areas of health, co-operation, agriculture, cultural exchanges and customs at the earliest.

 

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