Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the Eurasian Economic Forum in 2021 on Monday, Abdolreza Mesri said the Islamic Republic of Iran and China, as two active members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), should increase their cooperation for modern commerce and economic developments in various businesses. , industrial, cultural and energy.
He highlighted the geostrategic situation of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the West Asia region in East-West and North-South trade and said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is a strategic economic center with highways safe and short for the trade and transit of goods in north, south, east and west corridors as well as a communication highway for the countries located in these geographical areas for the connection with the countries around the Caspian Sea and the Central Asia, the Black Sea, European countries, as well as countries in the southern part of the Persian Gulf and beyond.
There is access to the old Silk Road and the New Road countries of the Belt and Road Initiative initiative, as well as the hot water and the East Asian region. South as well as Mediterranean countries via the Islamic Republic of Iran, he said, adding that the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to play a central role in the Eurasian development process.
Elsewhere in his remarks, Mesri referred to the strategic relations between Iran and China as two major countries in the field of civilization in the former Asian continent, including a 25-year comprehensive agreement between the two countries and said that the two countries of Islamic Republic of Iran and China as two active members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) should increase their cooperation for modern trade and economic development in various commercial, industrial sectors , cultural and energetic.
The Eurasian Economic Forum 2021 conference will be held virtually in the Chinese city of Xi’an for two days under the title “Taking advantage of new cooperation opportunities and launching a new movement on the path of development.”
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