6 September 2022 - 17:27
  • News Code: 461748
Framework of Iran-Uzbekistan Energy Cooperation Sketched

TEHRAN (Shana) -- The Iranian Deputy Petroleum Minister of International Affairs and Trade determined the framework of cooperation between the two countries in the energy sector in a meeting with the Acting Minister of Energy of Uzbekistan.

The high-ranking delegation of the Iranian Ministry of Petroleum, headed by the deputy minister of international affairs and trade, left Tehran for this country on Sunday in order to prepare the first oil cooperation memorandum with Uzbekistan to be signed at the Shanghai summit.

On Monday, Ahmad Assadzadeh met will Azim Ahmad Khojaf, Acting Minister of Energy of Uzbekistan in Tashkent.

In this meeting, the delegations of Iran and Uzbekistan discussed the roadmap of short and long-term cooperation between the two countries in the energy sector and determined the framework of cooperation.

The representatives of the Iranian companies present in this meeting, while introducing their abilities and capacities, discussed the existing fields of cooperation with Uzbekistan, with the Acting Minister of Energy and other managers of that ministry.

In this meeting, the memorandum of understanding on the development of bilateral energy cooperation between Iran and Uzbekistan was also finalized. This document is supposed to be signed by Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji and his Uzbek counterpart during President Ebrahim Raisi's state visit to Uzbekistan to participate in the Shanghai Summit due on 15-16 September 2022 in Tashkent.

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