Jan 30, 2016, 9:17 PM
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Iran, France to cooperate on ports, exchange of container

Tehran, Jan 30, IRNA – Managing Director of Iran Shipping Organization said on Saturday that the deal signed between the Iranian institute and French shipping company CMA-CGM will help promote mutual cooperation in the field of sea transport.

According to the organizations' Public Relations Department, Mohammad Saeedi said that based the deal, the two countries will cooperate in the field of sharing information between the vessels.
The deal was signed by Saeedi and Managing Director of CMA-CGM Jacques R. Saadé on the sidelines of President Hassan Rouhani's visit to France.
Rouhani and his accompanying delegation's visit to Italy and France took place from January 25-29.
Establishing joint services in different international routes and exchanging containers on the ports which will be beneficial for both sides are among the other areas of cooperation between the two companies, he said.
Rouhani returned home Friday morning at the end of his 5-day official visit to Italy, France and Vatican.