Iran and Germany plan to hold a major economic conference in Berlin on April 8, Executive Director of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) Mehdi Karbasyan said.
Karbasyan said that Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh is slated to attend the event.
He further added that a 30-member delegation comprising high-ranking officials from industrial, mining and trade sectors led by Nematzadeh will take part in the upcoming conference.
Karbasyan added that IMIDRO will organize the one-day event in cooperation with Union of Germany and Middle East Economic Cooperation to attract investment from the German private sector and help promote mutual cooperation in the fields of industry, mining and trade.
He said that two deputies of the minister of Industry, Mines and Trade and managing director of Iran Industry and Mines Bank will also participate in the conference.
Some ten managers and owners of Iranian private sector industries will hold talks with their German counterparts involved in Middle East investments, he said.
Karbasyan is scheduled to deliver a lecture during the conference to explain the advantages of investment and capacities of the mining sector in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Germany is an important trade partner of Iran. Berlin has long been ignoring the US-led sanctions against Iran.
Iran and Germany have tried to expand their bilateral relations in recent years through reciprocal visits by the two countries’ officials.