The seventh meeting of Iran-Indonesia joint political-consultative committee was held in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Monday.
Present at the event were deputy ministers from both countries who discussed a whole range of bilateral and international issues and highlighted the need to upgrade Tehran-Jakarta political and economic relations.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour delivered the opening speech at the meeting. He said Iran attaches great importance to promotion of cooperation with Southeast Asian countries, especially Indonesia as a friendly and Muslim nation, which enjoys a special status in the Muslim world.
He said Iran is fully prepared to enhance its relations with Indonesia on all fronts.
During the meeting, the head of the Indonesian delegation welcomed proposals put forward by the Iranian side, and said his country would like to take over a project to develop two oil fields in Iran.
He also stressed the need to forge closer cooperation between the two sides.
It is noteworthy that the sixth meeting of the political-consultative committee had been held in Jakarta last year.