Engineer Khamis discusses with Larijani ways to increase economic cooperation between Syria and Iran

Prime Minister Eng. Imad Khamis discussed today with a delegation from the Iranian Islamic Shoura Council, headed by Speaker of the Council Ali Larijani, mechanisms for coordination and continuous consultation between the two countries to increase prospects for cooperation in the economic field.

The meeting discussed means of coordination between the two countries in light of the siege and unilateral coercive economic measures targeting the Syrian and Iranian people and the need to increase cooperation in the commercial and investment field, transport projects and infrastructure. The participation of Iranian companies and businessmen in the reconstruction, plus studying the establishment of a common economic zone and a region for Iranian investments in Syria ere also touched upon during the meeting.


Engineer Khamis confirmed that the distinguished relations between Syria and Iran at all levels represent a model of sincere brotherly relations and cooperation in combating terrorism, expressing his appreciation for the stances of the leadership and people of Iran that support the Syrian people in their war on terrorism and in facing the challenges of war and the economic blockade.

For his part, Larijani renewed his country's support for Syria until achieving the final victory over terrorism and the return of security and stability to the entire Syrian soil, highlighting the successive victories achieved by the Syrian Arab Army in the provinces of Aleppo and Idlib. He underlined the need to activate trade exchange and grant facilities for economic activities to establish joint projects.

The meeting was attended by Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Dr. Muhammad Samer Al-Khalil, Chairman of the Planning and International Cooperation Authority Dr. Imad Al-Sabouni, the Secretary-General of the Presidency of the Cabinet Dr. Qais Khidr, the Syrian Ambassador to Iran Dr. Adnan Mahmoud, and the Iranian Ambassador to Syria, Jawad Turk Abadi.


Inas Abdulkareem