President Rouhani: Iran Willing to Cooperate with Indonesia in Power Sector, Building Roads
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced his country's preparedness to bolster ties with Jakarta, specially partnership in power generation and road construction projects in Indonesia.
The Iranian companies are ready to export their technical-engineering services, including completion and development of Indonesia's refineries as well as partnership in the power sectors and construction of roads," President Rouhani said in a meeting with Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution in Tehran on Monday.
He also underlined the necessity for the immediate implementation of mutual agreements between the two countries.
Nasution, for his part, underscored that his country is determined to further expand cooperation with Iran in all fields, specially in economic arenas.
Earlier today, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Nasution in a meeting underlined the need for broadening of bilateral relations in all areas, specially in oil and gas fields.
During the meeting in the Iranian capital, Zarif and Nasution explored avenues for boosting mutual cooperation in energy fields.
During the meeting, the Indonesian minister presented a report on the latest cooperation between Tehran and Jakarta in the energy and mining field.
Also, on Sunday, Nasution declared his country's interest in purchase of crude oil from Iran through long-term supply agreements.
"Indonesia has purchased one million barrels of oil from Iran for a related compatibility check with its refineries and once the check is successful, Jakarta would proceed with sealing a long-term supply deal with Tehran in the near future," he said.
Nasution, who is heading a major trade delegation to Tehran, said that Indonesia was also interested in purchasing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) from Iran.