Iran and Ghana signed a Joint Cooperation Document
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Iran and Ghana signed three documents on cooperation in the field of External Agriculture, Mapping, Sport and Youth affairs at the end of their Sixth Joint Economic Summit.
According to the Information Center of the Ministry of Agriculture-Jahad and quoting of the IRTV, the documents were signed by the Minister of Agriculture-Jahad of Iran and the Minister of Industry and Trade of Ghana.
Hojati referred to a holistic and targeted conclusion of the core Memorandum of Understanding of the Summit, and revealed: "In the 5th Commission convened in Tehran in 2014, ten cooperation documents were accorded which resulted in leveraging exchanges from $ 3 to $ 30 millions between the two states, and today, signing the new documents, would hopefully manifold bilateral interactions.
Minister for Agriculture –Jahad underscored the joint cooperation between Iran and Ghana in exporting technical and engineering services in the field of mapping, sports and educational co-operation and allocation of 6,000 hectares of farmland in Ghana to Iran for external agriculture as the most crucial pinpoints of the documents signed at the end of the Sixth Joint Summit.
He added that at this Summit, Iran's private sector was to be involved in projects such as the transfer of water to Accra, Ghana capital, construction of a cement plant and launching a tractor manufacturing line in Ghana.
Minister of Agriculture-Jahad noted the finalization of the joint banks negotiations on establishment of joint brokers, waving double taxation and advocating and encouraging mutual investment in favor of advancing economic scopes.
“The Ministry of Agriculture- Jahad seriously observes and follows up the process of realizing the accorded perspectives of the Six Summit”. Emphasized by Hojati.
He commented that the Ministry of Agriculture- Jahad is currently heading the Joint Summit with seven African states e.g. Sudan, Senegal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania and Sierra Leone as the core foreign policy of the 12th government of Iran to expand relations with African continent.
The Minister of Industry and Trade of Ghana also praised cooperation with Iran as his country’s priorities and added: "A Common Market is set to begin soon in Africa, and Iran may pose great privilege without paying any custom duties if invests in Ghana”
"We are ready to cooperate with Iran in this big project, and Iran can build up at least 100 industrial poles in Ghana," raised by John Curratin while emphasizing on creation of more than 200 industrial poles as Ghana national plan.