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Poland Discusses Railway Cooperation

Poland Discusses Railway CooperationPoland Discusses Railway Cooperation

Iran and Poland are exploring avenues for stronger railway cooperation, with the Polish side showing enthusiasm to share with Iran its latest technological achievements.

The issue of discussed in a meeting between head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways (IRIR), Mohsen Pour Said Aghaie, and Poland’s Undersecretary of State Katarzyna Kacperczyk in Tehran on Wednesday, IRNA reported.  The Iranian official called for the removal of banking restrictions between the two countries to help promote bilateral railway cooperation.

A Polish delegation headed by Katarzyna Kacperczyk arrived in Tehran last week to explore new avenues of bilateral cooperation, hoping that the European country can tap into the Iranian market once the western sanctions imposed against Tehran over its nuclear program are removed.  The delegation has so far held meetings with a number of high ranking Iranian officials including head of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), Valiollah Seif, and head of Iran’s chamber of commerce, mine, industry and Trade Gholam, Hossein Shafeie.

The high ranking delegation, which comprised of representatives from 45 Polish companies has also expressed interest in expanding business relations with Iran in areas including building construction, oil and gas, machinery and equipments, food, green technologies, transportation and consulting services.

In her meeting with head of Iran’s Agricultural Research, Education and Extension Organization (AREEO) Eskandar Zand, Kacperczyk expressed willingness to boost bilateral trade in agricultural products and sharing technical know-how.