TEHRAN, April 27 (Shana) –- A senior Iranian petrochemical official said Iran and Germany are poise to boost their petrochemical ties given the readiness indicated by both sides in this regard since removal of international sanctions.
Head of Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) Marziyeh Shahdaei said NPC and German companies are planning to boost their interactions now that US-led sanctions on Tehran’s nuclear program have been partly lifted.
In a meeting with German Ambassador to Tehran Michael von Ungern-Sternberg, Shahdaei highlighted her recent visit to Berlin and called for enhancement of petrochemical ties with German companies.
“We are glad to enjoy the companionship and investment of German companies and we held several talk sessions with German companies during my Berlin visit,” she said.
The Iranian official said she held talks with representatives of over 250 German companies during her visit to Berlin earlier this year.
German Ambassador to Tehran Michael von Ungern-Sternberg underscored the historical presence of German companies in Iran, expressing hope that Iran and Germany will restore their cooperation in petrochemical projects.
“German companies have already signaled their interest to join petrochemical projects in Iran with the aim of promoting the industry in the country,” he added.