22 July 2016 - 20:04
  • News Code: 265437
Iran, Kenya to Bolster Cooperation in Oil, Energy

TEHRAN, July 22 (Shana) – Kenyan Minister of Finance Minister Henry Rotich on Friday called for Iran-Kenya cooperation in oil and energy.

Rotich made the call in a meeting with Iranian Minister of Economy and Finance Ali Tayebnia on the sidelines of the Fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14) in Kenya, Nairobi, from July 17–22.

The Kenyan Minister said his country wants to use Iran’s energy, oil, gas and refinery potential.

He referred to recent excavations in oil reserves in Kenya and said regarding Iran’s skills in exploration and construction of refinery, it is important for Kenya to cooperate with the country.

Tayebnia, referring to good diplomatic relations between Iran and Keyna, said regarding willingness of the two sides for having more extensive relations, volume of relations between the two countries stands at about 57 million dollars a year.

He referred to Iran’s potential in refinery, oil exploration, power plant and dam construction and provided his host with necessary explanations for mutual cooperation.
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