India is rising economy in world: Iran Ambassador in India

Hyderabad: Dr. Iraj Elahi, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in India on Thursday said India is the rising economy in the world and Iran can be a good companion to India in its journey.
Addressing at an interactive meeting on “Exploring Business Opportunities with Iran” organised by FTCCI (The Federation of Telangana Chambers of Commerce and Industry) in association with the Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Iran-Hyderabad, here, Dr. Iraj Elahi, said ‘Hyderabad is a more famous city in Iran than any other Indian city. It is an even more popular city than New Delhi’.
Many nations, including India, have gone through sanctions at some stage or the other. We must learn to live and lead under sanctions, said the ambassador.
The envoy also assured that the Iranian business delegation will visit Hyderabad in a few months.
He asked many businessmen, and exporters attending the meeting, to look at Iran as a good and potential market for Indian products.
Mahdi Shahrokhi, Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hyderabad said that it was the maiden visit of the Ambassador to Hyderabad city and said the Cost of stay, study, and tuition fee is cheaper in Iran than in India.
Look at Iran for studying abroad. Nearly 20,000 Indians are studying in Iran, he told the gathering, he said..
In his welcome remarks, FTCCI President Mr Anil Agarwal, said India, Iran and Telangana are natural allies. We entered many MoUs with Iran. We are planning a business delegation to Iran soon and similarly an Iranian business delegation to India.
In his introductory remarks at the meeting, AVPS Chakravarthi, Chairman of the International Relations Trade Committee, said we are an agrarian society and the state being the Rice Bowl of India, both nations can have a lot of scope for cooperation. India is the capital of Medical Tourism.

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