Aug 10, 2017, 7:24 PM
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Ugandan PM underlines using Iranian firms' capabilities

Algiers, Aug 10, IRNA -- Ugandan Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda stressed the need for using Iranian companies' diverse and high capabilities in the country's developmental projects.

In a meeting with Iran's Ambassador in Kampala Seyyed Morteza Alavi on Thursday, he added that there are no restrictions for the Iranian companies to participate in the country's projects.

Possible hurdles will be removed and necessary facilities will be made available for them, the top-ranking official said.

Appreciating the Iranian officials for inviting him to visit Tehran at the head of an economic delegation comprising Ugandan officials and economic activists, he expressed pleasure over his trip to the capital.

Rugunda also congratulated President Hassan Rouhani's reelection for the second term in office and reinstatement of Eshaq Jahangiri as first vice president.

Mortazavi, for his part, called for paving the necessary grounds for mutual cooperation, particularly in the banking, financial and customs affairs.

Iranian envoy also urged encouraging the Iranian investors and backing their presence in the country.