Iran, Australia enjoying various joint coop capacities

Bandar Abbas, Jan 6, IRNA – Australian envoy to Iran referred to Hormuzgan Province as having various capacities for establishing joint cooperation between Iran and Australia.

Ian Biggs made the remarks on Sunday while addressing a meeting with Hormuzgan governor Fereydoun Hemati.

He referred to visiting commercial capacities, ship manufacturing and free zones as the main aims of his tour to Hormuzgan.

Fish farming is in an advanced level in this province, he said adding that it is regarded as a suitable ground for cooperation due to Australia's potentials.

Referring to Iranian and Australian people as the strength of relations between two countries, saying 3,000 Iranian students enter Australian universities annually and about 100,000 Iranians are living in Australia.

Meanwhile, Hemati said Hormuzgan is ready to establish relations with Australia in trade, maritime, food industries and holding joint investment conference.

In Iran Shipbuilding and Offshore Industries Complex Company (ISOICO), suitable infrastructures have been prepared for producing and repairing different watercraft and sea constructions.

He went on to say that having various mines, big steel industries, two free zones, five special economic zones, the biggest water desalination systems of the country, Makran coasts, seven oil and gas refineries, doing over 60% imports and exports of the country and ship manufacturing industries of Iran are among other capacities of Hormuzgan.

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