Zarif: Iran safest market for foreign investors
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described Iran as one of the safest regional countries and a safe market for foreign investors.
Zarif made the remarks addressing the first Iran-Japan Business Forum in Tokyo on Wednesday morning.
He pointed to old-age and good relations between Tehran and Tokyo, and said, Trade institutions are engine of two countries economic relations.
Zarif also said that Iran is one of the safest regional countries which provide good opportunity for the foreign investors to benefit from it.
The first conference on Iran-Japan trade started work at the presence of the Iranian foreign minister and senior Japanese economic officials in Tokyo on Wednesday morning.
A large number of Iranian and Japanese businessmen are participating in the conference in Tokyo city.
Zarif arrived in Tokyo on Wednesday morning local time on the head of a high ranking politico- economic delegation for talks with Japanese senior officials.
Zarif visited India and China prior to Tokyo and it is the last and third leg of his tour.
He is scheduled to meet with his Japanese counterpart, prime minister as well as some other senior officials.
Zarif is to discuss bilateral ties and the current regional and international issues with Japanese high ranking officials.
He will deliver speech to Japan International Studies Institute as well as in an economic seminar in presence of Iranian and Japanese businessmen.
Directors from 38 big companies, 15 from knowledge-based companies and eight commercial banks as well as a number of industrialist and businessmen are accompanying Foreign Minister Zarif.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of IRAN