German Vice-Chancellor Due in Iran in Coming Days
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – German Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel plans to pay an official visit to the Iranian capital of Tehran in the coming days, a senior Iranian energy official announced.
Heading a high-ranking political-economic delegation from Germany, Gabriel will take the trip to Iran at the invitation of Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, Iranian Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs and Trading Amir-Hossein Zamaninia said.
During his visit to Tehran, Gabriel, who is also Germany's Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy will meet with a number of senior Iranian officials and hold talks on ways to promote Tehran-Berlin relations in diverse economic and political areas.
Back in May, Namdar Zanganeh visited Berlin and met with a number of senior German officials and CEOs of German companies.
The oil minister had earlier called Germany Iran's top trading partner in downstream oil industries, petrochemical equipment, refinery and turbine construction.
He had noted that Siemens, a German multinational conglomerate, is one of Iran's partners for the development of the massive offshore South Pars gas field.