(Persia Digest) – At a meeting with the Governor of Hamedan Province, the Austrian Ambassador stated: “Austria currently has the rotating presidency of the Europe Union and we are determined to have strong ties with Iran.”
Stefan Shultz pointed to the 700-year old Iran-Austria ties and said his presence in Hamedan was aimed at starting collaboration in various sectors, such as tourism, industry, culture, agriculture, and the economy.
He reiterated: “We are now interested in expanding our ties further, based on the economy and investment in various sectors.”
The Austrian Ambassador to Tehran continued: “Iran is one of the world’s safest countries. This has also been announced by a credible British research institute.”
He added: “We intend to focus on the tourism and services industries at this meeting in order to expand ties between Hamedan and Austria.”
Speaking about setting up enterprises in these sectors, the Austrian Ambassador went on to emphasize: “Currently, 97 percent of economic enterprises in Austria is made up of SMEs in the tourism sector.”
He also welcomed collaboration in agriculture, and renewable energies in particular, saying: “Previously, a Bulgarian company under Austrian management has worked in renewable energies in Hamedan and we intend to develop this activity.”
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