signing a memorandum of Understanding between Iran & Ecuador
Eng Meiguni ,Head of the Geological Survey of Iran’s Int’l Affairs informed about signing a memorandum of Understanding between the Islamic Republic of Iran’s and the Republic of Ecuador.He said in order to strengthen the mutual friendship and expand cooperation in between a MoU was signed between Eng Merabaian, IRI Minister of Industries and Mines and Ecuador?s Minister of Mines and Petroleum Galo Chiriboga Zambarno . Chiriboga added that the two countries? leaders are determined to further boost ties between the two sides. Based on this MoU the two sides agreed that a fully authorized Iranian delegation visit Ecuador for two weeks and vice versa to prepare services description and conclude a contract in this respect.
The MoU included a plan to establish a base laboratory in Ecuador under known Int’l standards. To have cooperation on producing geological, mineral, environmental data. To have cooperation in the field of research, prospecting and exploiting mines making use of cutting-edge technology. To give training for processing satellite images. To have discussions to expand geological and mining activities and to cooperate to compile geology and exploration strategy. To assist to establish National Geosciences Database of Ecuador. To carry out marine, regional, medical geology studies. These mentioned projects will be implemented upon concluding the items of the MoU.