Economy, Domestic Economy

Joint Commission

Joint CommissionJoint Commission

The first Iran-Belarus joint commission will be held in March 2015 with the aim of strengthening bilateral economic, trade, and industrial relations, Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mine, and Trade Mohammadreza Nemat-zadeh, said in his meeting with visiting Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei, IRNA reported on Sunday. Iran and Belarus established diplomatic relations in 1992. The two countries have enjoyed good relations in recent years. Currently the value of trade between the two countries stands at $3.250 billion. Makei’s first visit to Iran was in March, during which he met with President Hassan Rouhani, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Industry Minister Mohammadreza Nematzadeh, as well as a number of Iranian entrepreneurs.