Vietnamese Ambassador to Iran Nguyen Hong Thach has paid a working visit to the country’s Esfahan province to bolster investment and trade cooperation between the two countries.

The ambassador held a working session with mayor of Mohammadabad city, Mehdi Nasr Esfahani, and the two sides agreed to sign a deal on promoting tourism cooperation and cultural exchange.

Several activities were also held during the two day working trip, including a meeting with local enterprises, field research and visits to a petrochemical industrial park, an asphalt manufacturing factory and the Hyper Esfahan commerce centre.

During talks with local businesses, the diplomat proposed suitable methods to intensify trade cooperation between the two countries’ enterprises.

In return, local firms promised to sponsor Vietnamese businesses to come to Iran to seek cooperative opportunities.-VNA