Iran’s effort to support African Nations

Iranian cooperation and economical communication with the African counterparts have always been one of the prioritized efforts to provide countries with maximum of the benefit with the latest economical and technical trends. Aware of the economic betrayal and backwardness in several parts of the Africa, Iran has again stepped forward to amend new economical plans in the African nations with full scientific and technical expertise in all the sectors. The Iranian government has taken out the various support programs for agriculture, oil and mining, education, technical and scientific fields. The economic collaboration between the nations has been superfluous; both the nations have always stood in the good and bad times in their national interests.
The bilateral relation between the countries began to stir up with the inception of Non-Aligned Movement in 1961. The countries signed the agreement with a pledge to mutually support all the member states in the most tremulous conditions. In an interview, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed about the earlier tie-ups and the significance of the economic nexus between the nations stating that African countries and Iran have same interests and challenges to maximum extent. With the strong bilateral understanding, the countries have been sharing their interest with a broad vision. Since the countries are associated with the Non-Aligned Movement, they are getting stronger with more cooperated interests.
Last year, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Zaif and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ghana signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the end of fifth Joint Economic Commission. Both committed to bring the close bilateral and multilateral relations between the countries analyzing the latest trends and resolving problems such as improving the educational facilities in the schools and providing healthcare facilities in the areas deprived of the basic amenities. The foreign minister noted that the two countries could work firmly to counter terrorism in the areas prone to militant groups. Earlier Iran has also showed interest in expanding the oil and mining cooperation between the countries with several international opportunities with other economies. For strong cooperation, it has also laying out various financial plans to pace up the transition of amendments in the oil and mining industry.
For wider roads and smooth ride, Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhondi and visited Ghana’s Minister of State for Public-Private Partnerships Abdul Rashid Hassan Pelpuo penned down the MOU. They committed a positive and more optimistic approach towards the transport facilities including the ports services, shipping lines, air transport and railway networks along with the construction of roads, ports and airports.
In a recent meeting under the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani , Iranian and African delegates joined the hands for strong economic nexus. Under the Hassan’s administration of “Prudence and Hope”, the Burundian Ambassador and Tehran’s Omar Nazrin met in a meeting and discussed about the security concerns in the country. Iran has committed to provide the educational training programs to strengthen the agriculture and healthy environment for living. Rouhani also hoped for more greater and vast collaboration with the African countries to boost their pedestal along the side of strong economies.
In the additional support for strengthening relations between the countries, NAM has also sought out to bring more transparency between the nations on several interests like women development and children abuse. Stressing on the need of the technology, NAM has been encouraging its member states to adopt the latest technological means of communication.
With the array of commitments between the nations, the pact of development seems to be everlasting in this economical and cultural war between the nations. Both the countries are gaining the control over deprived areas and fulfilling the needs of people with a good pace. The fast-paced development of both the countries would set a benchmark as strong bilateral and multilateral players.

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