Iran, Finland Ink Customs Cooperation Pact

TEHRAN (FNA)- Tehran and Helsinki signed a cooperation pact to boost their cooperation in fighting illegal drugs and on customs regulations in Helsinki, Finland.

The agreement was sealed by Head of Islamic Republic of Iran’s Customs Administration (IRICA) Masoud Karbasian and the Director General of the Finnish Customs Antti Juhani Hartikainen.

According to the agreement, the two countries will promote cooperation on custom regulations, products’ value and classification, enforcing rules and transportation rules.

Both sides discussed challenges and cross-border trade opportunities and the ways to foster trade relations

Iranian and Finnish officials also agreed on feasibility of electronic information exchange and electronic inquiry.

In a relevant development in late October, Tehran and Helsinki signed four cooperation agreements on energy, communications, technology, environment and investment.

A signing ceremony for inking the bilateral agreements was held in Tehran at Sa’dabad Complex. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his visiting Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinistö attended the event.

Memorandum of Understanding on energy sector is one of the documents signed by Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian and Finnish Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Kai Mykkänen.

In the field of Communications and Technology, Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi and his Finnish counterpart Kai Mykkänen signed a cooperation agreement to further the cooperation.

The third agreement on natural resource management was signed between Iran‘s Head of Forests and Rangelands Organization Khodakaram Jalali and Finland’s Kai Mykkänen.

Iran‘s Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Mohammad Khazaei and Finland’s Executive Vice President Jussi Haarasilta inked fourth MoU on cooperation of Iran‘s Organization for Investment and Technical Assistance and Finland’s Export Credit Agency Finnvera.

 

 

 

 

Source: fars