Venezuela received 2,000 vehicles made in Iran as part of bilateral agreements signed between both governments, reported this Friday the Chavista news portal With the Gavel Giving.
The official media indicated that the 2,000 IKCO-brand vehicles, in addition to another 1,000 from the Saipa firm received last January, will be marketed in the country at “fair prices.”
In addition, he said that they also came from the Asian country 100 tractors to “strengthen national production”.
The Minister of Transportation of the Chavista regime in Venezuela, Ramón Velásquez, showed images of the cars on his Twitter account, and indicated that they will be sold through a QR code.
The objective of the regime is to have four models of vehicles from Iran in the national market, as explained by the minister when the first batch arrived.
Velásquez and other Venezuelan authorities, including Agriculture Minister Wilmar Castro Soteldo, traveled to Tehran last November to attend the ninth meeting of the Iran-Venezuela High-Level Mixed Commission, in which They agreed to enable a maritime bridge for the expansion of bilateral trade.
The President of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi, received his Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolás Maduro, in Tehran in June, where they signed a 20-year cooperation agreement, in a meeting defined by the Persian leader as the beginning of “an indestructible friendship.”
On March 9, Iran and Venezuela evaluated various proposals for Mutual cooperation focused on new communication technologies during a meeting in Caracas between the Minister of Communication of Venezuela, Freddy Ñáñez, and the Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance of Iran, Mohamad Mahdi Esmaeili.
The regimes of Venezuela and Iran also worked to promote cultural exchange between both nations and, On March 10, the Minister of Culture of Iran honored President Hugo Chávez (1999-2013) in the Cuartel de la Montaña, a former military museum, about the 10th anniversary of his death on March 5.
(With information from EFE)