Economy, Domestic Economy

UNCTAD Mission Visits Tehran

UNCTAD Mission Visits Tehran UNCTAD Mission Visits Tehran

A mission from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, headed by Joakim Reiter, deputy secretary-general of UNCTAD, discussed issues of mutual interest with Iranian officials. The issues included technical assistance and capacity building that UNCTAD could provide regarding trade-related reforms that Iran should undertake before joining World Trade Organization. Arriving in Tehran on Friday, Reiter met representatives of Foreign Ministry, Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, Organization for Investment, Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran and the Institute for Trade Studies and Research, UNCTAD’s news service reported. Also, at a meeting with Iran’s Minister of Industries, Mining and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh, the two sides agreed to deepen collaboration by devising a roadmap and setting up a taskforce on trade-related issues.