Iran, Tajikistan Opt for Boosting Aviation Cooperation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian and Tajik officials in a meeting in Tehran underlined the need for broadening the two countries' cooperation in aviation and air transportation.
According to Farsnews,During the meeting in the Iranian capital on Friday, Head of the Civil Aviation Organization of Iran Ali Abedzadeh and Tajik Ambassador to Tehran Nematullo Emomzoda explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral ties in the area of air transportation.
Abedzadeh expressed the hope that Tehran and Dushanbe would increase the number of their daily flights.
The Tajik envoy, for his part, also called for the expansion of aviation cooperation between the two countries.
In June 2015, Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in a meeting in Dushanbe discussed bilateral ties.
During the meeting in Tajikistan's capital, Chitchian and President Rahmon explored avenues for further cooperation in economic, industrial, energy and transportation fields.
The Iranian energy minister and the Tajik president underlined both countries' resolve to implement bilateral and multilateral agreements, specially in infrastructural projects.
President Rahmon voiced his satisfaction in the trend of Dushanbe-Tehran economic and trade relations over the past years, and said, "I am glad to see that over 150 Iranian companies are operating in Tajikistan."
The Tajik president underlined the importance of cooperation between the two countries in energy and infrastructural transportation projects, and expressed the hope that Tehran would help Tajikistan with its energy projects like Sangtoudeh-II.
Chitchian and President Rahmon also underlined the need for the expansion of Tajikistan-Iran-Afghanistan cooperation, including railway construction, power transmission lines and drinking water network
The trade exchanges between Iran and Tajikistan exceeded $228 million in 2014.