Iran’s Housing Minister Visits Syria
Iran's Minster of Housing and Urban Development Ali Abdolalizadeh, who at the same time serves as the Iranian Head of Iran and Syria's joint economic Commission arrived in Damascus on Monday, according to IRNA.
Syrian Minister of Housing and Utilities, Iman Wanli received Abdolalizadeh.
Speaking to reporters at the Damascus Assad International Airport, he said that amongst the various goals of his visit, was to pave the way for the upcoming trip of Iran's First Vice President Mohammad-Reza Aref to Damascus.
Referring to the good level of Tehran-Damascus relations, particularly in the political and economic arenas, Abdolalizadeh stated that another objective of his trip was to get acquainted with the members of the new Syrian cabinet, particularly those of them engaged in economic issues.
Iran's Housing and Urban Affairs Minister restated that the level of the two countries’ economic ties has been growing to match their excellent political relations, during the tenure of Iranian President Khatami and have already exceeded the 160 million dollars annually. (Albawaba.com)
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