Mayor of Sarajevo Ivo Komšić received the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Bosnia and Herzegovina H.E. Mahmoud Heidari. The Mayor wished the ambassador a successful diplomatic mandate in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and expressed the wish for improving the cooperation between IR Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina. They discussed the upcoming visit to Tehran of the delegation of the City of Sarajevo headed by Mayor Komšić, which will be the first visit of a Mayor to IR Iran after the economic sanctions were lifted.
„We attach great significance to your visit because we are convinced that the cooperation between Sarajevo and Tehran will be the engine to even better, more intense relations between the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Islamic Republic of Iran on political, economic and cultural levels“, stressed Ambassador Heidari, adding that the City Administration of Tehran headed by the Mayor are already making preparations for the visit of the Sarajevo city delegation.
Mayor Komšić stressed the mutual appreciation and great friendship that exists between IR Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina and their peoples.
„The visit to your capital city will be an excellent opportunity for defining specific future relations and projects, which will be implemented for the mutual benefit of the citizens of our two cities“ said Komšić.
Participants at today’s meeting agreed that the possibilities and needs for cooperation are great, especially in the fields of culture, tourism and communal services.