Saying that the volume of Djibouti trade with other countries amounts to 670 million Dollars, he regarded trade transactions with Iran as peanuts. He also requested the Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance to make arrangements for facilitation of giving the 10 million euro loan, pledged by Iran Export Development Bank in 2003 for completing the parliament building of Djibouti. Based on him, there are 65 members of parliament in Djibouti who have no separate building and share the presidential palace with some other ministries, which was recently damaged by fire.
The parliament speaker of Djibouti also asked for 2 million dollars for the purchase of computers and related equipments for his country.
Shamseddin Hosseini stressed on expansion of relations between the two countries and said that payment of the approved loans will be followed up. He also introduced the president of Organization for Investment, economic and Technical Assistance of Iran and also the president of Iran Foreign Investment Company to Djiboutian officials and requested bolstering the investment ties between the parties.
Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance also requested speeding up signing of bilateral agreements such as Avoidance of Double Taxation agreement, mutual Investment Agreement and customs treaty which have not been signed by the Djiboutian side yet.
Behrouz Alishiri, president of Organization for Investment, economic and Technical Assistance of Iran as well as Mehdi Razavi the president of Iran Foreign Investment Company were attended the meeting too.