Iranian lawmaker providing comments on the visit paid to Germany by a delegation headed by Iran’s Minister of Agriculture said "It was decided that a joint workgroup be formed between Iran and Germany to pursue cooperation between the two countries in agricultural development.”
Naser Salehi Nasab who was speaking to ICANA added that the workgroup will have to prioritize establishing the ways to expand cooperation.
"We made a trip to Germany to attend the Global Food and Agriculture Forum. Besides attending the forum, we held a number of meetings with the German Minister of Agriculture, as well as agricultural companies, agricultural export, import, and processing cooperatives, and also entrepreneurs,” he stated.
The Committee for Agriculture, Water, and Natural Resources member further said that the Minister of Food and Agriculture of Germany Hans-Peter Friedrich has promised to visit Iran in one month to investigate the ways and means of agricultural investment in the country.
The lawmaker quoted Friedrich as having said "Let the Iranian government be not surprised that in the few months ahead many German companies will be investing in Iran.”