EghtesadOnline: A joint business conference between Iranian and Iraqi officials and businessmen is scheduled to be held in Iran’s International Conference Center in Tehran from September 12 to 13.
The event is being organized by the Entrepreneurship Faculty of the University of Tehran, Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce and Iran-Iraq Economic Development Headquarters, affiliated with the Presidential Office.
A high-ranking Iraqi delegation comprising top officials from neighboring Iraq and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region will also attend the conference. Representatives from Iraq’s ministries of trade, oil, electricity and transportation, the Central Bank of Iraq, Iraq’s commercial banks, National Insurance Company as well as Iraqi customs and health officials have been invited as well, the conference center’s site of Tehran University’s Entrepreneurship Faculty (conference-center.ir) reported.
Prominent merchants from the neighboring country active in the fields of food, construction material, energy, automotives, pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, health tourism and technical and engineering services will accompany the visiting delegation, Financial Tribune reported.
Present in the conference from the Iranian side will be First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri, the President’s Executive Deputy Mohammad Shariatmadari, the foreign exchange deputy of the Central Bank of Iran, Gholamali Kamyab, the head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, Mojtaba Khosrotaj, among others.
The two sides are scheduled to hold B2B meetings on issues ranging from banking and insurance to foodstuff, technical and engineering services and industry.
Iraq’s present political and security circumstances and their impacts on trade regulations will also be surveyed at the two-day event.
Iran’s export potential will be introduced to the Iraqi side and ways of eliminating money transfer and banking hurdles will be discussed, the conference center said.