Vice President and Head of Iran’s Department of Environment met with Syrian Deputy Minister of Local Administration on Sunday, discussing bilateral cooperation in the field of the environment.

Iran PressIran News: The meeting was held on the sidelines of the International Conference on Combating Sand and Dust Storms, with two sides discussing enhancing aspects of cooperation in the field of environmental protection.

During the meeting, Ali Salajegheh stressed the depth and strength of the brotherly relations between the two countries and the two brotherly peoples, and the keenness of Iran to strengthen them in all fields, especially in the environment field.

For his part, Moataz Dohji thanked Iran for hosting the conference and hoped that this conference would succeed and achieve its goals.

Representatives from 50 countries and 15 international institutions and a large number of experts, university professors, and representatives of executive, research, and educational institutions participated in the international conference.