Bangladeshi Ambassador to Iran Khandakar Abdul Sattar announced on Saturday that members of
A delegation of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) will visit Iran soon to explore areas of business cooperation and investment, officials said.
The delegation will arrive in Tehran soon and the itinerary is likely to announced shortly, Bangladeshi Ambassador to Iran Khandakar Abdul Sattar announced in in Qazvin province of Iran on Saturday, according to a message received at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday.
"Dhaka is interested in expanding ties with Tehran and expects bilateral relations to increase further in future," Abdul Sattar told reporters following an official meeting.
Iran wants to expand economic cooperation between the two countries as the current level of transactions is not satisfying, and both the countries have ability to increase it manifold, the officials said.
In March last, Vice-president Mohammad Shariat Madari and Bangladeshi Minister for Religious Affairs Motiur Rahman, in a meeting in Tehran, voiced their countries' enthusiasm to consolidate relations in all fields.
Shariat Madari said the current level of Iran-Bangladesh trade transactions is not satisfying, and stressed that long strides should be taken to expand mutual economic cooperation.
On many occasions Iran has announced its readiness to reinvigorate ties with friendly country, specially the Islamic ones.
Bangladesh with an approximate population of 160 million, with at least 90 percent Muslims, can be a very good market for high-quality Iranian products, Iran's leading daily the Iran Daily said in a report on Friday.