Taghrib News Agency (TNA) 23 Jan 2019 - 13:52 http://www.taghribnews.com/en/news/397391/iran-iraq-call-for-joint-cooperation-in-space-technology -------------------------------------------------- Title : Iran, Iraq call for joint cooperation in space technology -------------------------------------------------- Iranian ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi and his Iraqi counterpart have called for broadening joint cooperation in space and information technology (IT) on Tuesday. Text : In this meeting, Iranian ICT Minister Jahromi pointed to the country sachievements in the fields of space and construction ofsatellites, saying theachievements pave the wayfor enhancing bilateral cooperation with neighboring Iraq. Iran isdetermined to develop and broaden its cooperation with Iraq in various fields, Azari Jahromi maintained. Digital economy is one of the important economic arenas in the world, he said, adding, we are making comprehensive plansin this area. Since Iraqbenefitsfrom young and talented manpower, Iran is ready to launch joint cooperation with Iraq in this area. Transit and cybersecurity are two important areas that Iran can cooperate withIraq, he added. Elsewhere in his remarks, Jahromi notedinvestment in Iraq in the fields of conventional and mobile phones as of the other areas of cooperation between the two countries and said, in this regard, we have proposed to set up a joint workinggroup for progressing and advancing relevant projects. The Iranian ICT minister alsoinvited his Iraqi counterpart andIraqi companies to take part in next year s ELECOMP exhibition in Iran. /SR