Iran, Tunisia Discuss Energy Cooperation

Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian and his Tunisian counterpart Mongi Marzouk discussed expansion of mutual cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy.

During a meeting in Tehran, Chitchian and Marzouk exchanged views on key aspects of Iranian-Tunisian cooperation and explored potential capacities and needs of the two sides in the field of energy.

The Iranian minister described the meeting as a major step forward for the two countries to boost their energy cooperation and address each other’s needs.

Iran’s capabilities in the electricity industry will be introduced to the Tunisian minister during his stay, Chitchian further said.

In an interview with Tasnim following the meeting, Homayoun Haeri, the managing director of Iranian Energy Ministry’s Water and Energy Industries and Exports Support Center, said Tunisia is a new destination for Iran’s electricity industry exports.

He added that Iran will increase its export of technical and engineering services to Tunisia.

(Source: Tasnim, under Creative Commons licence)

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