Iranian, Indonesian MPs call for development of ties
Kuala Lumpur, Iran's Parliamentary delegation attending the World Parliamentary Assembly talked with the Vice-President of Indonesia Parliament on sustainable development in Bali.
The two sides called for the development of bilateral relations, especially in the economic sectors.
Normohammad Torbatinejad, a member of the Executive Board of the Agriculture Commission of parliament who heads the Iranian parliamentary delegation, talked with senior Indonesian officials.
The head of the parliamentary delegation of Iran, on the sidelines of the meeting, met with the Deputy Speaker of Indonesian House of Representatives Fazli Zon, who thanked for inviting the parliamentary delegation of Iran and expressed his hope for World Assembly to reach tangible outcomes.
Torbatinejad also noted the presence of the two countries in various regional and international assemblies as an opportunity to coordinate the positions and further cooperation of the government and parliament in the interest of the Islamic world and emphasized the readiness of the Islamic Republic of Iran to expand cooperation in this regard.
The head of the parliamentary delegation of Iran further emphasized the development of inter-bank relations between the two countries, and acknowledged that the expansion of banking relationships will lead to the strengthening of economic relations.
He also called for the establishment of joint economic commissions and the realization of their goals as one of the most important aspects of bilateral relations, and expressed the hope that this would be at the earliest possible moment in the pursuit of the goals and interests of the two countries.
Referring to the exchange of friendly delegations, Torbatinejad stated that these ties could lead to more and more inter-parliamentary relations.
In connection with Iran's parliamentary commissions and research center, he stated that Iranian parliament has 16 commissions and several specialized committees that have good capacities to work with other parliaments, and that the research center have activities not only in the country, but in the region and international arena.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA