During a press briefing on the sidelines of the government's
meeting, Owji discussed Iran's participation in the SCO and its commitment to
supplying petrochemical products and essential commodities to fellow member
states within the organization.
"In the course of this trip and as part of our
cooperation within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, we are focusing on
ensuring the supply of petrochemical products and the necessary goods to the
member countries," Owji said.
Furthermore, the minister highlighted that discussions
within the meeting also encompass topics like the export of technical
engineering services, investment in the oil and gas sector, energy transmission
pipelines, and notably, the transit of gas to countries in the Middle East via
Iran. These negotiations are integral to strengthening energy ties and economic
collaboration within the region.
The 20th SCO Council of Prime Ministers meeting is an
opportunity for member states to further solidify their partnership and enhance
cooperation in various sectors. Iran's proactive approach to address the export
of petrochemical products and services aligns with the organization's objective
of boosting economic development and trade among its members.
The discussions in Bishkek signal Iran's commitment to
expanding its role within the SCO and facilitating mutually beneficial
partnerships, particularly in the energy and petrochemical sectors, to promote
regional growth and stability.