Muscat: Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran accredited to the Sultanate, Ali Najafi Khoshroudi reaffirmed that the relations between the Sultanate and Iran were deep-rooted and characterised with good neighbourhood and strong ties, thanks to the will of the leaders of both the countries and their efforts for enhancement of cooperation in the various spheres.
In a statement to Oman News Agency, he said that "We always welcome and value the role the Sultanate plays in settlement of disputes and differences in the region."
He also appreciated the role, the Sultanate played in reaching the nuclear deal between Iran and P5 + 1. "Iran is committed with this nuclear deal and ready for dialogue in this framework," he said.
He said that the volume of exchange of trade between the Sultanate and Iran stood at OMR1 billion approximately.
“We, through the joint efforts, would seek to further enhance the trade relations and upgrade the level of exchange of trade between the two countries,” he added.
Regarding Omani Vision 2040, he said that it was a significant long term vision aimed at the prosperity of the Sultanate in the various spheres through diversification of sources of income and economic activities.