ZANJAN – Chairman of Zanjan Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture Ali Yeganefard has said that Zanjan province and the neighboring country of Armenia plan to boost trade relations as part of development of bilateral ties between the two countries, a provincial official says.
Yeganefard said that the ambassador is scheduled to visit Zanjan in a one-day trip in mid-July to evaluate trade and economic capacities of the province.
According to the provincial official, different programs will be held during the trip, including a meeting with economic and private sector activists, in order to pave the way for expansion of ties with Armenia and other countries in Caucasus area.
The visit will be held in line with executing a roadmap for Zanjan province’s foreign trade and bolstering bilateral trade ties between Armenia and Zanjan, he added.
The two sides are going to hold talks on expanding trade exchanges, dispatching trade delegations, inspecting economic capacities, he noted.
Zanjan Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture plans to dispatch a trade and economic delegation to Armenia in the near future, the official went on to say.
The first Tabriz-Yerevan flight with a capacity of 110 passengers landed at Tabriz International Airport on Thursday and returned to Yerevan an hour later with the full passenger capacity.
On the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the Tabriz-Yerevan flight, the head of East Azarbaijan airports Ramin Azari said that this is the third foreign flight line of Tabriz international airport, which opened today with the transfer of 46 passengers from Yerevan to Tabriz.
He stated that Armenia Airways flight also transferred 97 passengers from Tabriz to Yerevan, adding that the flights between two cities of Iran and Armenia with the capacity of 110 passengers and two weekly flights on Mondays and Thursdays were established with these Tabriz-Yerevan and vice versa flights.
Tabriz International Airport is the main air terminal in the northwest of the country, which flies to 11 domestic cities and three foreign cities, including Istanbul, Izmir, and Yerevan.
Azari met and held talks with the CEO of Armenian Airlines Arlen Davudyan on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the Tabriz-Yerevan flight.