Iranian, Belarussian Provinces Keen on Widening Economic Cooperation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Islamic Republic of Iran and Republic of Belarus emphasized broadening and strengthening of provincial cooperation.
Iran’s Envoy to Minsk Saeed Yari met with the Head the Free Zone of Belarussian Gomel province Marina Vladimirovna Filonova and exchanged views on expansion of cultural and economic cooperation between the province and Mazandaran province in Iran.
Yari invited Filonova to pay a visit to Mazandaran province in the North of Iran.
The Belarusian official welcomed the invitation and added that Gomel province is ready to expand economic cooperation with Mazandaran province.
In a relevant event in March, Yari and Belarusian Culture Minister Anatoly Markevich discussed the latest situation of cultural-artistic cooperation between the two countries.
The two officials agreed on a roadmap for cultural interactions between the two nations.
Both sides highlighted the mutual capacities in different cultural-artistic fields, including cinema, theater, film, music, books, and museums.
Yari termed the reciprocal holding of "Iran Week" and "Belarus Week" in Minsk and Tehran as an effective step for increasing the awareness of people of the two countries about one another.
Markevich, for his part, stressed that culture can bring peoples of the two countries closer together, and expressed Belarus’ preparedness for further cooperation, including holding of "Iran Week" in Belarus.