0915 GMT October 17, 2021
The event is underway with the attendance of the Netherlands Ambassador to Tehran Jacques Werner, head of Federation of Science and Technology in Islamic countries, Mehdi Karimi, an EU expert in financing water and waste Hessel Schuurman, together with a number of Iranian officials from Tehran Municipality, IRNA reported.
Addressing the inauguration ceremony, Werner said that ”Iran and Netherlands relations have many dynamics.”
Referring to a recent decision made by six European states to join the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX), he further expressed hope that “this move will pave the way for greater exchanges between Europe and Iran, in particular in humanitarian areas and later hopefully, include other sectors.”
He added: “Iran and the Netherlands have plenty in common.”
“In our planning for next year, we are aimed to intensify cooperation and mitigation to climate change,” he reiterated.
Meanwhile, other participants from the EU and Netherlands and also Tehran Municipality delivered their speeches over water and waste management issues as well.