A business and technology forum was held last week by Iran and South Africa in Johannesburg.
Iran’s Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari attended the four-day forum that started on Dec. 9, presenting the nation’s scientific and technological achievements, his website (isti.ir) reported.
Sattari headed a delegation comprising of 48 managers of knowledge-based companies active in ICT, health and biotechnology, mining industries, and electronics.
The representatives from the South African Chamber of Commerce as well as managers of local companies, were present at the meetings.
The Iranians visited South Africa’s Technology Innovation Agency (TIA). TIA is an initiative of the South African Department of Science and Technology and supports local technology firms.