Meeting with Governor-General of Gilan Province Mohammad Ali Najafi

Within the framework of Astrakhan delegation's visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran, members of delegation headed by Deputy Chairman of the Government of Astrakhan Region - Minister of Industry, Transport and Natural Resources of Astrakhan Region Radik Kharisov had an extended meeting with Governor-General of Gilan Province Mohammad Ali Najafi in and representatives of the provincial administration and industry leaders.
The parties discussed the main directions of trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation between the two regions, and expressed mutual interest in expanding and deepening the promising trends in bilateral cooperation between Astrakhan region and province of Gilan.
Thus special attention was paid to the issue of importing agricultural products from Iran to Astrakhan region and the Russian Federation in view of the fact that the province of Gilan occupies a leading position in Iran for the production of agricultural products of animal origin: poultry meat, freshwater trout.
In addition the head of Astrakhan delegation Radik Kharisov announced the readiness of the shipbuilding enterprises of Astrakhan region to fulfill the orders of the Iranian side for the construction of specialized refrigerator vessels - vegetable trucks and invite businessmen from the province of Gilan to study the possibilities of participating in the work on the territory of SEZ "Lotus".