Tunisia to buy Iranian cars

Tehran, May 5, The Iran Project – Tunisian ambassador to Tehran says 50 thousand sets of car are annually imported to Tunisia, some of which is intended to be imported from Iran, Tasnim News Agency reported.

During a meeting with the head of Iran’s Trade Development Organization Valliollah Afkhami-rad, Tunisia’s ambassador to Tehran Ghazi bin Saleh emphasized that following a contract signed between Iran-Khodro Company and a Tunisian company, you will soon see Iranian cars in this country.

He added that Iran-Khodro’s special station has been built in Tunisia.

Previously, in a meeting with Tunisian Minister of Trade and Handcrafts, President of Iran’s largest car-maker (IKCO) had said that “Tunisia has a special position in the North Africa and it can play as a bridge between IKCO and North African countries.

Besides, Iran’s minister of industry, mine and trade had formerly stated that “given Tunisia’s capability in manufacturing auto parts and Iran’s capability in car manufacturing we can cooperate with Tunisia in car manufacturing sector.”

Iran and Tunisia recently signed eight agreements in the fields of banking, industries and mines, water, oil, gas, petrochemicals, sanitation and agriculture.