Iran and Kazakhstan have a common responsibility to maintain regional peace and stability and foster solidarity among Muslims, President Hassan Rouhani said in a congratulatory message to his Kazakh counterpart.
Kazakhstan's Kuryk port on the coast of the Caspian Sea plans to launch new ferry lines to Iran's Amirabad and Anzali ports as of mid-November, the Union of Kazakhstan Transport Workers (Kazlogics) said in a statement.
Iran is implementing extraterritorial cultivation projects in Kazakhstan, said the ambassador of Kazakhstan to Iran in a press conference on Wednesday, adding that rice and other crops are among the cultivated grains of Iran in the country.
Kazakhstan, the biggest oil producer in central Asia, raised its benchmark interest rate by 2.75 percentage points to 12 percent Tuesday at an emergency meeting and started selling foreign currency to help support the tenge.
A delegation of the Special Economic Zone of the Sea Port Aktau in a meeting with the Qazvin Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, agreed to implement a joint project of an industrial-commercial complex in the Caspian Sea port city of Aktau in Kazakhstan.