TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Bangladeshi Parliament Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury exchanged views on a range of issues, including ways to promote parliamentary relations between the two countries.

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In their meeting, held in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka on Wednesday, Zarif and Chaudhury discussed a host of topics, including closer parliamentary cooperation, support for the development of bilateral trade, and implementation of joint projects in various fields.

Boosting joint efforts in the Islamic world and in international circles, including in the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States, were also discussed at the meeting.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, Zarif left Tehran for Dhaka on Tuesday afternoon to hold talks with senior officials of the country.

The Iranian top diplomat will also attend the third IORA Blue Economy Ministerial Conference, which will be held in Dhaka on September 4-5.

He will later travel to Jakarta for talks with top Indonesian officials.

Speaking in the Russian capital of Moscow on Monday, Zarif had said that he would pay official visits to Bangladesh and Indonesia after returning to Tehran.