KABUL - Iranian businessmen have expressed enthusiasm about investing in Afghanistan's mines, agriculture and industries.
A delegation of 55 Iranian businessmen interested in participating in joint ventures with Afghan entrepreneurs visited Kabul on Tuesday.
"The technology that Iran has can play an important role in developing industries in the fields of agriculture, processing of minerals, and packing of products in a professional way," Qurban Haqjo, head of the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries, said.
Ali Reza Zawoshi, an Iranian mines and industries official, said: "We think both sides are willing to co-operate with each other, especially in the areas of agriculture, industries and mines."
Iranian mining officials who recently visited Afghanistan said there are many opportunities for investment in the country.
The Afghan Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum of understanding for bilateral cooperation with the Hamdan Chamber of Commerce. Hamadan is a city in Iran.
The Iranians also promised to help Afghanistan import modern agriculture and mining machinery.