0238 GMT November 18, 2019
Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Kang Ho-in submitted the badge of honor to ambassador Hassan Taherian to appreciate his contribution to international cooperation, IRNA reported.
The badge granted in commemoration day for 2016 Engineering Day and also in commemoration of completing ancient wall of Seoul city 'Hanyang'.
Representatives of South Korean construction and engineering companies attended ceremony. They expressed their interests to participate in Iran's construction and engineering projects.
Hassan Taherian said in his speech to the ceremony that there are huge potentials for construction engineering in Iran is an appropriate opportunity to expand engineering cooperation with Korean companies.
South Korea is among countries trying hard to develop their relations with Iran.
Trade between Iran and South Korea stood at 8.6 billion dollars in year 2014 and the two governments are trying to enhance level of economic cooperation to 17 billion dollars as it was in year 2011.