TEHRAN (Dispatches) - Iranian Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand and his Azerbaijani counterpart Inam Karimov discussed mutual cooperation in different fields of agriculture, including extra-territorial cultivation, livestock quarantine and food security, during a meeting late on Thursday in Baku, on the sidelines of the 13th Summit of Iran-Azerbaijan Joint Economic Cooperation.
They emphasized that the two countries should use each other’s experience, operationalize agreements signed earlier and cooperate in the field of Greenhouse Culture.
Meanwhile, Dejpasand met with the Governor of Azerbaijan Central Bank Elman Rustamov and Head of Azerbaijan Railway Company Javid Qorbanov and explored relevant issues with them.
Upon his arrival in Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport, Dejpasand said that Tehran-Baku cooperation will go beyond infrastructure projects, adding that the two countries are determined to broaden ties in almost all areas.
Dejpasand hailed the "very successful relations and historical ties” between Iran and Azerbaijan, saying that Tehran eyes to boost cooperation with Baku in a wide range of economic fields.
The Iranian minister said that the two countries have a very good experience in the implementation of certain joint projects.
Dejpasand is attending the 13th meeting of the Azerbaijan-Iran State Commission for Economic, Commercial and Humanitarian Cooperation in Baku. The two-day meeting kicked off today.
"Meetings will be held with the Azerbaijani prime minister, the ministers of economy and agriculture, the chairman of the Central Bank and the head of the State Border Service," he said.
Noting that discussions will be held on bilateral cooperation in the fields of money and finance, tourism, agriculture, railway, water and electricity, Dejpasand expressed hope that the visit will be fruitful.