Rabiei: Singapore to train Iranian expertise laborers

Kuala Lumpur , May 19, IRNA – Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei conferred on Thursday with Singaporean Minister for Manpower Lim Swee Say on expansion of mutual cooperation.

In the meeting, the two sides agreed on transfer of Iranian workforce to be trained and pass professional manpower skills in Indonesia.

They also exchanged views on broadening relations and cooperation in the sector, he said.

Referring to the suitable geographical location of Iran in the region, he said the country can bridge the gap between east and west.

He also highlighted Iran’s significant status for foreign investors and said expertise workforce, cheap minerals and ample of untapped economic potentials are very eye catching for foreign investors.

Iran is ready to welcome foreign investments, Rabiei said, adding that the country is to attain a 40 percent growth within next five years.

Iran is very advanced in terms of vocational training and can transfer its technical knowledge in the field to Singapore, he said.

There is no mineral resources in Southeast Asia and only people rely on manpower and to the same reason training of manpower is on the agenda of Indonesian government, Singaporean Minister for Manpower Lim Swee Say said.

At the end of the meeting, the Iranian minster extended an invitation to the Indonesian minister of manpower to pay an official visit to Iran.

Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabiei, heading a high ranking economic delegation, arrived in Indonesia on Wednesday to study the broadening of economic cooperation between the two countries.

By IRNA