TEHRAN -- Minister of Industry and mines highlighted Iranian specialists' high capacity in technical and engineering services and said his country was prepared to build as many cement factories as Belarus needs.
Ali-Akbar Mehrabian noted that Iran will build plants in a timeframe of 24 to 30 months with the lowest possible cost and the best achievable quality, the Mehr News Agency reported.
Mehrabian who was speaking at a meeting in Tehran with Belarusian Foreign Minister Sergei Martynov said that the two countries aim at expanding all-out cooperation in all sectors.
The Iranian official also said that Belarus is one of Iran's major trade partners and currently mutual projects in the field of mines, energy, petrochemicals, micro-electronics and auto manufacturing are underway. He stated that present projects between the two countries are beneficial for both sides.
Martynov praised the Iranian minister for his endeavor in building relations between Iran and Belarus.
He said joint ventures between the states are of utmost importance for Belarus, adding that these projects guarantee bilateral relations.
The Belarusian official stated that building the Iranian brand Samand sedan in that country was significant, adding that Iranian banks are doing satisfactory work in easing trade between Tehran and Minsk.
The two sides agreed to establish workgroups consisting of specialists from both countries to review the possibility of outsourcing and carrying out joint ventures in other states.