0135 GMT December 12, 2019
In a meeting with the Managing Director of the Kish Free Zone Organization Gholamhossein Mozafari, Werner assessed the capacities, capabilities, facilities and air transportation of Kish Island as suitable, and said besides water, energy and waste, the Netherlands is interested in reinforcing academic cooperation, growing food through in a greenhouse, reported Fars News Agency.
Werner noted that the current situation is a good opportunity for doing more research on continued cooperation.
Meanwhile, Mozafari pointed to 1.8 million tourists visiting Kish Island every year, and said Kish is interested in having long-term cooperation with the Netherlands and in hosting Dutch tourists.
Pointing to Kish Island’s visa-free system, he said the ground is paved for establishing educational cooperation with Dutch universities.
Mozafari welcomed Werner’s suggestion on maintaining ties with Kish Island in water, renewable energies, and food, saying Kish Free Zone Organization is willing to have cooperation in the mentioned fields.