Jan 27, 2014, 3:14 PM
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Iran's economy is flourishing: President Rouhani

Tehran, Jan 27, IRNA – President Hassan Rohani said here on Monday that Iran's economy is flourishing.

He made the remarks in a meeting with visiting South Korean Parliament Speaker Kang Chang-hee, expressing hope that South Korean companies increase their activities in Iran.

He said there is no obstacle hindering further expansion of bilateral cooperation in economic, scientific, cultural and trade areas between the two friendly nations.

President Rouhani stressed that the ground is properly prepared for South Korean companies to make investment in oil, gas and energy projects in Iran.

Pointing to South Korea-Iran long lasting and deep-rooted relationship, Kang Chang-hee, for his part, said Seoul is ready to expand all-out ties with Tehran.

Expressing his satisfaction with the Geneva agreement reached between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) on November 24, the South Korean official said President Rouhani plays a pivotal role in expansion of mutual economic, scientific and cultural relations.