Foreign ministers of Iran and Uganda call for boosting economic trade ties
The foreign ministers of Iran and Uganda have called for the promotion of bilateral ties in different areas, especially in the economic and trade fields.
Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Ugandan counterpart Haji Odongo made the remarks in a meeting at the UN in New York on Tuesday.
Referring to the importance of Africa in the foreign policy agenda of the 13th Iranian administration, Amirabdollahian said Uganda has an important status in this regard.
The top Iranian diplomat announced the readiness of Iran’s private sector to implement technical and engineering projects and the presence of more Iranian businessmen, including knowledge-based companies, in Uganda, according to the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s website.
While welcoming the focus of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s administration on the expansion of trade and economic relations with African countries, the Ugandan foreign minister said the exchange of economic and trade delegations with Iran increased over the last year.
He emphasized it is a good opportunity to strengthen relations between the two countries as much as possible.
Haji Odongo added that cooperation in international forums, mutual support for the candidates of the two countries in specialized institutions and agencies, and exchange of views on the use of clean energy were among the most important topics in the talks between the foreign ministers of Iran and Uganda.