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Armenia and Iran Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Ties in Labor Exchange


Armenia and Iran Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Ties in Labor Exchange

Armenian Minister of Labor and Social Affairs, Narek Mkrtchyan, is on a working visit to Iran. During his visit, Minister Mkrtchyan held crucial discussions with Seyyed Sowlat Mortazavi, the Iranian Minister of Labor, Cooperatives, and Social Welfare.


The ministers explored avenues to expand cooperation between their nations in the domains of labor and social protection, delving into matters of mutual interest. Following these discussions, both parties took a historic step by signing a Memorandum of Understanding, solidifying their commitment to bolster cooperation and facilitate the exchange of labor between Armenia and Iran.


Armenia and Iran Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Ties in Labor Exchange

Under the memorandum, the two nations pledged to collaborate closely to ensure employment opportunities, deter illegal migration, and simplify the labor exchange process. A pivotal aspect of this agreement entails the regular exchange of information regarding job vacancies, sectors in demand, and necessary professional qualifications in both countries. This proactive approach aims to align the labor market demands of Armenia and Iran, fostering a more streamlined and efficient labor exchange mechanism.


Minister Mkrtchyan praised the longstanding and amicable relations shared between Armenia and Iran. He expressed his confidence that this collaboration would continue to flourish in the foreseeable future, serving the best interests of both nations and their people. Acknowledging the importance of mutual cooperation, he emphasized the positive impact this partnership could have on the socio-economic landscape of both countries.

Armenia and Iran Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Ties in Labor Exchange

In response, Minister Mortazavi affirmed Iran's readiness to present its wealth of experience, potential, and opportunities to Armenia. He underscored the shared objective of enhancing the social protection systems of both nations, promoting stability and prosperity in the region.


This memorandum marks a pivotal moment in the history of Armenian-Iranian relations, laying the foundation for a stronger, more collaborative future in the realms of labor exchange and social protection.



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