According to IMIDRO public relations office report, Mr. Paul Foley who was visiting the chairman of the IMIDRO (Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization) board Mr. Mehdi Karbasian, said that the country’s Minister for Trade and Investment would lead a delegation of senior managers of companies and firms active in mining, trade, and industry. According to the plan the visit will be in May 2016. Australian Chamber of Commerce had decided to establish an economic office in Tehran, Mr. Foley was quoted in the report as saying.
“Australian government and economic firms are well-aware of Iran’s economic investment opportunities; Iran’s markets has special attractions to our investors,” said the ambassador. “Firms of only few countries such as Brazil, Canada, and the US could equal Australian companies in mining sector in magnitude and scope of activity; hence, they could bring about huge improvements to mining relations with Iran as well.”