Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

More trade dialogue urged between Oman and Iran  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 15/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) President Dr Hassan Rouhani of the Islamic Republic of Iran and his delegation met at Al Alam Palace Guesthouse on Thursday with a number of Omani businessmen. 


Urging for a dialogue between the two countries, President Rouhani pointed out that the foreign policy of the new government, gave priority to boost close relations with the Islamic world, particularly the neighbouring countries, in the last six months since it came to power.


The Iranian President also pointed out that the major policies of  his government focus on the development of the region, as it will ensure stability and improve security.


Dr Rouhani said maintaining economic stability in the local Iran market is a priority for the  government. The market has been witnessing some sort of stability, especially in the securities market, the exchange rates and the prices of precious metals .  'The energy price in Iran is moving towards stability as we seek to limit the inflation to an acceptable level," he added.


The Iranian President affirmed that in the new Iranian year, which will start after one week, the inflation rate will be less than 25%, and may be less as per the forecast of some economists


Dr Rouhani said said that the government  is looking forward to make Iran a safe destination for foreign investment. "The environment is conducive for the growth of regional economies. I invite people of the region to communicate with each other and use modern technology to ensure more rapprochement."


He said that the new seaports and railway can help connect the different parts together and added that favourable investment laws and business-friendly environment will  enhance the rapprochement between countries.


Said bin Saleh al Kayoumi, chairman, Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) said that this important meeting marks the beginningg of a new stage in the history of OCCI, which actually needs to enhance cooperation and benefit from the experiences of brothers and friends to be able to meet the aspirations of the private sector. The number of OCCI affiliated companies and establishments now exceed  250,000. He pointed out that one of the current initiatives by OCCI is ' Partner to Promote", which targets the SMEs; the mainstay of any economy. He urged more coordination with the Iranian side and review the unique Iranian experience in this field. 


He stressed the importance of increasing  trade between the two friendly countries, especially the Omani exports to Iran did not cross RO100mn in 2013.The imports from Iran, however grew by 107 per cent in 2013 to hit RO190mn compared to RO90mn in 2012.  



 


Muscat Daily




  MENA News Headlines
 May 30 2015 - Etihad Airways profits double to USD73m in 2014MENAFN
(MENAFN) Etihad Airways said its profit rose by more than half to USD73 million last year as it carried more passengers and used its stakes in other airlines, Arab News reported.The government-backed ...

 May 30 2015 - Saudi's SAMA net assets down to USD678.8b in AprilMENAFN
(MENAFN) Net foreign assets at Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency fell to USD678.8 billion in April, down by USD11.8 billion or 1.7 percent from March, Arab News reported.Assets dropped 6.8 percent from a ...

 May 30 2015 - Oman to invest USD7b in Indonesia projectMENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman has committed to invest USD7 billion to build oil storage facilities, a petrochemical plant and a refinery in Indonesia, Arab News reported.Oman also agreed to supply crude oil to the ...

 May 30 2015 - Qatar- Preparations for 2022 World Cup to continueThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar yesterday defended its successful bid for the 2022 Fifa World Cup and said it was moving forward with preparations to host the event. Qatar will "cooperate fully with ...

 May 30 2015 - IS seizes control of airport in Libya's Sirte: Tripoli govtThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Islamic State jihadist group has seized control of the airport in the city of Sirte after forces of a Tripoli-based Libyan government withdrew, a spokesman said Friday. ...

 May 30 2015 - 4 dead as Saudi 'foils' attack on Shiite mosque: ministryThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) A car blast outside a Saudi mosque during Friday prayers killed four people, including its driver, in an attack that was "foiled" by the authorities, the interior ministry ...

 May 30 2015 - Iraq- 85,000 flee Ramadi since IS capture: UNThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Around 85,000 people have fled Ramadi since the Islamic State group captured the Iraqi provincial capital two weeks ago, the UN said Friday, warning that Iraqi authorities ...

 May 30 2015 - IS bombs second Saudi Shiite mosque, killing 3The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) An Islamic State jihadist killed three people Friday when he blew himself up in a car outside a Shiite mosque in Saudi Arabia, the second such attack in a week. The bombing, ...

 May 30 2015 - Huthi rebels kill Yemen capital's governor: relativesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Yemen's Shiite Huthi rebels have killed the capital's governor in clashes that erupted during an attempt to detain him, his relatives said Friday. Sanaa governor Abdulghani ...

 May 30 2015 - Yemen's Saleh says Saudi offered him 'millions' to fight HuthisThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh said in an interview broadcast Friday he had rejected "millions of dollars" Saudi Arabia offered him if he stood up to the Shiite ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help