Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Iranian Minister Farhad Dejpasand expressed their confidence that the meeting of the Azerbaijan-Iran intergovernmental commission being held in Baku will be productive. The parties also touched on the positive outcomes of the discussion over the issues related to transport, energetics, industry, trade, investment, agriculture, and other fields, as well as future steps to increase the trade turnover. They also highlighted the importance of North-South Transport Corridor. President Aliyev delivered his congratulations on the opening of Gazvin-Rasht railway.
Besides, the sides stressed the significance of the cooperation in energetics field in the bilateral and multilateral format.
Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance of the Islamic Republic of Iran Farhad Dejpasand thanked for the reception and extended President of Iran Hassan Rouhani’s greetings and congratulations on the occasion of the Nowruz Holiday to President Aliyev. Dejpasand hailed the development in the bilateral relations between the two countries in many fields.