Potential to Boost Malaysia Relations

Potential to Boost Malaysia Relations Potential to Boost Malaysia Relations

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran sees no limit to cooperation with Kuala Lumpur, considering the vast potential for economic and commercial collaboration.

Zarif made the statement in a meeting with his Malaysian counterpart Anifah Aman in Tehran on Tuesday, according to a press release by the Foreign Ministry.

Pointing to the removal of international sanctions on Iran as part of its nuclear deal with world powers, Zarif said the ground is prepared for upgrading banking ties.

The top diplomat said the joint economic commission of the two sides should give priority to finding new cooperation opportunities, especially in the fields of energy and petrochemicals.

Zarif referred to cultural commonalities between the two Muslim countries as a good basis for closer tourism cooperation.

Aman said there are exciting prospects for bilateral relations, stressing the need for increasing exchanges of economic delegations and making greater efforts to encourage their respective private sectors to work together. The Malaysian minister expressed his country's readiness to develop ties in other domains, including education and science.

The two high-ranking diplomats also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and the world, especially in Iraq and Syria.