Iranian vice speaker urges establishment of Iran-S. Korea joint economic commission
Tehran, Nov 22, 2017(IRNA) – Majlis Vice Speaker Masoud Pezeshkian stressed the need for setting up of Iran-South Korea joint economic commission, saying that Tehran is ready for promoting relations with Seoul.
He made the remarks in a meeting with the head of South Korea-Iran Parliamentary Friendship Group Chun Jung-bae who is on an official visit to Tehran at the head of a South Korean parliamentary delegation.
Hailing the growing bilateral relations, Pezeshkian said that Iran and South Korea have many potentials, particularly in the fields of trade and economy.
Boosting parliamentary relations will help facilitate using the capacities, he said, voicing the Iranian parliament's preparedness for promoting bilateral relations.
The two countries have had good cooperation in the domains of home appliances, medicine, auto-making and energy, but there are still various spheres for collaboration.
Referring to South Korea’s breakthroughs in the field of public insurance, the senior MP said, “We are interested to share experience in the field of health insurance with South Korea.”
Jung-bae, for his part, hoped that the two countries’ officials would discuss areas of cooperation and joint economic commission would convene its next session in near future.
Diplomatic shuttles and dialogues will help develop a deeper understanding about each other and increase commercial exchanges.