Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce Mohsen Jalal-Pour said India a friend of Iran in sanction-era and an economic supplementary in post-sanction period.
He made the remarks in a meeting with president of Indian Merchants' Chamber (IMC) Dilip G. Piramal.
“A new chapter has begun in Iran’s economy changing from public to private sector,” Jalal-Pour said in the meeting, adding that
Iran’s oil-centered economy would turn out to be production-centered.
He also said Iran and India sharing close cultural views could be economic supplementary of each other to meet needs of neighboring states.
JalalPour further said that Iran and India could work in oil, petrochemicals, agriculture and tourism.
Dilip G. Piramal, for his part, said Iran and India are two economic partners with 4000 year experience of commercial ties.
He also called for boosting bilateral ties in software and IT, and said bilateral cooperation in the field could be a step to expand bilateral ties.
The Indian official stressed settlement of banking ties and establishing channels to banking transactions, and said “We are able to accomplish good projects due to stability and security of Iran and India in the Middle East.”