LONDON, Jan 24 (IranMania) – Labor and Social Affairs Minister Nasser Khaleqi and his Armenian counterpart Aghvan Vardanian called for the expansion of ties between the two countries in labor affairs, IRNA reported.
Iran and Armenia have had cordial relations for many years and can therefore increase cooperation in other areas as well.
Cooperation in employment and labor affairs, technical and vocational training, research, and other industrial sectors can improve the quality of goods in both nations.
Experts from the Labor Ministry are ready to hold discussions with their Armenian counterparts, Khaleqi added.
For his part, Vardanian recalled that the two nations have had over 2,000 years of friendly relations.
He pointed out that Armenia’s labor laws have been rewritten in the post-Soviet era and Yerevan is eager to cooperate with Iran on employment and labor affairs.
“Tehran and Yerevan have good cooperation in energy and transportation sector,” he added.
The two ministers also initialed a draft agreement which will be further discussed in the coming days and if agreed, will be signed. The two nations are also engaged in various joint industrial projects.