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Iran, Germany sign educational cooperation MoU

Tehran, Iran and Germany signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on educational cooperation on Thursday.

The deal was inked by Iran's deputy minister of industry, mines and trade Sadeq Najafi and German deputy minister of economy and energy.

Najafi said that he is currently in Germany to take part in the conference marking 20th anniversary of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)'s cooperation and help cooperation of Iranian companies with their German counterparts.

He further noted that so far over 110 directors of the Iranian small and medium companies are involved in the project.

Najafi, also managing director of Small Industries and Industrial Townships Organization, added that German finance minister and other German institutes as well as 19 other countries involved in the project attended the conference.

We have had cooperation with GIZ since 1395, he said, noting that draft of MoU was compiled two years ago until it was signed yesterday (Wednesday).

GIZ company is one of the German private sector's educational and technological complexes.

During his visit to German, Najafi met with managing director of German Union of Industrial Machinery Producers, wherein it was agreed to hold specialized exhibitions in Tehran, Tabriz, Isfahan and Mashhad.

The German Agency for International Cooperation or (GIZ) is an international enterprise owned by the German Federal Government, operating in many fields across more than 130 countries.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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