IOFS and Iran discussed on cooperation opportunities

IOFS and Iran discussed on cooperation opportunities
12 April 2022
On April 12, 2022, in the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Nur-Sultan, Iranian Ambassador H.E.Mr. Majid Samadzadeh Saber met with H.E.Mr. Yerlan Baidaulet, Director General of the IOFS, and Ambassador Daulet Yemberdiev, Director of Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid Office.
The parties discussed their greater collaboration as well as the active participation of Iranian experts in IOFS events. Mr. Yerlan Baidaulet presented the new IOFS Strategy-2031 including the Organization's current activities. He highlighted the IOFS' efforts to implement the AFSP in carrying out its special mandate for Afghanistan, as well as the IOFS' upcoming travel to Kabul.
Separately, the Director General presented the Organization's activities for the IOFS Year of Africa 2022, inviting Iran to participate jointly in the implementation of certain of the projects. The Iranian Ambassador showed an interest in utilizing the Organization's resources to strengthen collaboration with African countries. He also mentioned the approaching 29th International Trade Show IRAN AGRIFOOD, during which IFPA activities might be presented.
The parties discussed future cooperation prospects and the importance of scheduling a visit by the Director General of the IOFS to Tehran to forge direct and closer ties with Iranian authorities and organizations.