0233 GMT May 09, 2021
In this meeting, Zadboum expressed the Iranian private sector’s readiness for cooperation with its Japanese counterparts in various areas including petrochemicals, oil, mining, and agriculture, Mehr News Agency reported.
The official pointed to a recent visit by a Japanese trade delegation to Iran’s southeastern port of Chabahar and invited the ambassador to visit this port.
Zadboum said that Oman, India, and Pakistan have invested in Chabahar port and are interested in developing their investments.
“Japanese companies can also be present and invest in this region along with other foreign investors," he added.
The official also referred to the holding of more than 80 specialized exhibitions at Tehran Permanent International Fairground every year and invited Japanese firms to participate in these events.
Kazutoshi for his part said economy and trade are key players in cementing relations between the two countries.
He praised the role of the TPO and its Japanese counterpart Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) in strengthening and developing mutual economic and trade relations.
Officials from the JETRO office in Tehran also accompanied Kazutoshi in the meeting.