Iran - India inching closer

Iran - India inching closer

*Tehran – Head of Iran-India parliamentary friendship group said that the members of the group are scheduled to have a tour to India to boost bilateral ties.*

The trip is in line with developing economic, political and cultural ties, Nazar Afzali told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

Holding meetings with the Indian foreign minister, parliament speaker and Indian officials are among itinerary of the trip.

The enactments of President Hassan Rouhani’s recent trip to India will also be followed up.

The Iranian President's visit to India took place at the official invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who visited Iran last year.

President Rouhani was accompanied by Iranian ministers of foreign affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif, petroleum Bijan Zangeneh, road and urban development Mohammad Akhoundi, and industry Mohammad Shariatmadari.

A large delegation from Iranian private sector's businessmen and tradesmen were also in India as part of President Rouhani's delegation.

During the trip, Iran and India signed 15 MoUs.