Another important area of economic cooperation between Poland and Iran, in addition to energy, construction, chemical and agricultural sectors is pharmaceutical and medical industry, according to the statements of the participants of the conference “Iran post-sanctions”.

Conference with Iranian Minister of Health was organized on the 2nd of September by the National Chamber of Commerce (KIG) in cooperation with the Ministry of Development and Polish-Iranian Chamber of Commerce (PICC). The official opening of the conference was performed by Deputy Minister of Development, Mr. Radosław Domagalski-Łabędzki, Iranian Ambassador in Poland, Mr. Ramin Mehmanparast and the Minister of Health of Iran Mr. Dr. Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi.

Polish Deputy Minister of Development Radosław Domagalski-Łabędzki highlighted the importance of economic relations with Iran.

“Iran is our key economic partner in that region of the world and we want to put on the export of Polish technologies, to invest and we are also open to Iranian import. We have many reasons to collaborate.“ – Deputy Minister concluded.

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Representatives of the Iranian side during the meeting pointed to the specific areas of the pharmaceutical and medical industry of potential cooperation and investments like the construction of hospitals, health insurance, technologies for the management of health services, production of medicines.

“We think of the polish companies with whom we would like to cooperate not only in the context of a simple export to our country but also the investment, transfer of technology and knowledge know-how” – said Iranian Health Minister Hassan Hashemi Ghazizadeh during the conference.

Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego (BGK) together with Korporacja Ubezpieczeń Kredytów Eksportowych (KUKE) assured support for domestic export and investment in the Iranian market.