EghtesadOnline: Tehran and Tokyo signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the aim to allocate 800 million yen to develop and equip Iran's customs office with priority for Chabahar customs.
In a meeting here on Wednesday, Japan extraordinary and plenipotentiary Ambassador to Tehran Hiroyasu Kobayashi and Governor of Iran's Customs office Masoud Karbasian signed MoU to grant Japanese government donation to equip customs with X-Ray container devices with the aim to facilitate and accelerate trade works here.
According to IRNA, Karbasian said that cooperation level between customs offices of the two countries is very good, so that the Iranian customs office with cooperation of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) had held three training courses for Afghanistan customs office employees.
JICA is a governmental independent agency, which helps Japanese government as well as developing countries.
Karbasian said according to evaluation of World Customs Organization, Iran’s customs office had one of the best functions in fight against drugs and illicit goods.
Ambassador Kobayashi said that Japan has special importance for JCPOA and interested to expand relations with Iran more than past.