Iran Ready for Strong Presence in Iraq, Afghanistan ICT Markets: Official

News ID: 1298355 Service: Economy
غلامحسین شافعی

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines highlighted the country’s capabilities in the field of information and communications technology (ICT) and said Iran’s private sector is ready to have strong presence in the ICT markets of neighboring Afghanistan and Iraq.

Iran has great capacities and capabilities in the area of ICT, Gholam Hossein Shafe’ei said in a meeting with economic activists in Tehran on Monday, with Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi in attendance.

Referring to regional countries’ needs in the field, he expressed the hope that Iran’s private sector would play a more active role in the ICT markets of these countries.

The private sector can dominate the ICT markets of Iraq, Afghanistan and some Central Asian countries, he said.

Iran has made great progress in the field of information and communication technology in recent years and many foreign firms have shown interest in cooperation with Iranian companies in ICT.

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