2021-January-26 15:05
2020-November-25  14:25

Iranian, Kazakh Scholars Discuss Further Cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Kazakh thinkers, professors and researchers in a joint webinar on Tuesday exchanged views on bilateral, regional and international cooperation, Eurasian Economic Union and regional crises.

A number of thinkers and scholars from Iran and Kazakhstan reviewed mutual, regional and global cooperation on scientific spheres and expressed hope that such webinars would continue.  

Iran-Kazakhstan joint webinar was held with the participation of a number of researchers from the Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) Institute of World Economy and Politics of Republic of Kazakhstan (IWEP).

Chairman of Iran’s Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) Seyed Mohammad Kazzem Sajjadpour and Head of Institute of World Economy and Politics of Republic of Kazakhstan (IWEP) Yerjan Saltibayev as well as Iran’s envoy to Nur-Sultan Majid Saber were the main speakers of the joint virtual confab.

Researchers of the two countries described holding of such prestigious scientific and research meetings ‘positive and constructive’ and underlined the need for increasing interactions between Tehran and Nur-Sultan.

On Tuesday, Iran and Kazakhstan in a video conference discussed mutual cooperation in the field of health issues and fighting coronavirus.

During the video conference, health officials of Iran and Kazakhstan discussed and exchanged views on health cooperation between the two countries, sharing experiences in dealing with COVID-19, and practical academic cooperation between the two countries in medical fields.

The conference was attended by the first deputy minister of healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan Marat Shoranov, Director General of the International Cooperation Department of the Iranian Health Ministry Mohsen Asadi Lari, Iranian ambassador to Kazakhstan Majid Samadzadeh Saber.

The two sides described the latest coronavirus situation in their countries and shared each other's experiences in the face of COVID-19.

The two parties also exchanged views on the latest situation and measures by the two countries to quickly access vaccines, including efforts and research to discover domestically produced vaccines or vaccines imported from other countries.