Iran, Turkmenistan sign 9 memorandums of understanding

The agreements cover cooperation in areas such as health, mail service, media, power transfer, sports, transportation and housing.

Iran and Turkmenistan have signed nine memorandums of understanding for the expansion of cooperation in different fields.

The agreements were signed in Tehran on Sunday in the presence of President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedow, who arrived in the capital earlier in the day for the third summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF).

Iran’s Minister of Health Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi and his Turkmen counterpart, Nurmuhammet Amannepesow, inked an agreement to boost bilateral cooperation in the health sector.

Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi and his Turkmen counterpart, Bayramgeldi Owezow, signed an agreement for the expansion of postal services between the two countries.

The director of the World Service of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Mohammad Akhgari, and head of Turkmenistan’s state-run radio and television, Maksat Altayev, inked an agreement to boost cooperation in the field of media.

Under the agreement, the two countries will exchange radio and television products, produce new items, and participate in media events.

The other agreements covered power transfer, sports, transportation and housing.