Norwegian companies eager for co-op with Iranian counterparts: envoy

February 6, 2018

TEHRAN – Norway’s ambassador in Tehran said renowned Norwegian companies active in different areas are interested in cooperation with Iranian counterparts.

According to the portal of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA), Lars Nordrum made the remarks in a meeting with ICCIMA’s Head Gholam-Hossein Shafeie in Tehran on Tuesday, ICCIMA portal reported. 

Removing barriers in the way of banking relations and facilitation of visa issuance for businessmen were also among the topics which the officials discussed during the meeting.

Stressing the abundant of areas for mutual cooperation between the two countries, Shafeie noted that in addition to oil, gas and petrochemicals, the two countries can cooperate in technology transfer, mining, fisheries and aquaculture.

Nordrum for his part said although West-imposed sanctions have created challenges for European companies’ activities in Iran, Norwegian companies are still eager to enter Iran’s market.

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PHOTO: Norway’s Ambassador in Tehran Lars Nordrum (L) held talks with the Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Gholam-Hossein Shafeie in Tehran on Tuesday.
 

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