A delegation from the Australian Trade and Investment Commission, Austrade, consisted of Mr. Mounir Sankary and Mr. Reza Gharakhan met with Sharif and Sharif-IMIDRO foundation officials on July 8, 2018.
The meeting took place in the International Affairs Office and was conveyed by Dr. Simchi, Dean of International Affairs. Also present were Dr. Asgari, president of Sharif-IMIDRO foundation, Dr. Halali from Materials Science and Engineering Department and Ms. Rajabi, from Sharif-IMIDRO foundation. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss how to strengthen the academic and economic ties between the two countries in the mining industry.
After citing past relations and present interest of collaboration with Australia by Dr. Asgari, Mr. Sankary pointed out the need for creating a platform, so that companies in both countries can better interact with each other. It was established that another meeting should take place to create a more detailed roadmap of collaboration in the mining and environmental sectors.
It is worth mentioning that the Iranian Mines & Mining Industries Development & Renovation, IMIDRO, is a governmental organization aimed at resolving the country’s need for mineral products.