Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari stated his country’s willingness to transfer expertise, export products to Syria, and train Syrian students in Iran in the technology sector.
During a meeting with the Chairman and members of the Board of Directors of the Syrian Chambers of Commerce Federation, Sattari stressed the importance of the Iranian Innovation and Technology Center, which opened on Wednesday to bring Iranian products to the Syrian market.
In turn, Chairman of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce Muhammad Abu al-Huda al-Lahhamp pointed out the importance of increasing the volume of trade exchanges, taking advantage of Iran’s technical skills, establishing cooperation between businessmen in both countries, and facilitating the transport of goods, as well as studying the establishment of a Syrian-Iranian Joint Bank.
The Iranian Innovation and Technology Center opened in the Damascus Free Zone on Wednesday. The center aims to promote scientific and economic relations between the two countries.
The Center aims at strengthening scientific and economic relations between Syria and Iran and will play a mediator role between their commercial companies operating in the fields of biotechnology, technology of information, nanotechnology, communications, and technical industries, as well as laying the necessary infrastructure needed for that which will support the two countries’ economies.
Sattari emphasized the importance of Syrian university students and medical personnel being familiar with Iranian technological products in a statement to journalists following the center’s opening.
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