Iran’s Ambassador to Abidjan Mansour Shakibmehr in a meeting with Head of Customs House of Ivory Coast Colonel Major Issa Coulibaly underlined necessity to develop economic ties and cooperation between customs houses of the two countries.
Considering that Abidjan is the second largest port in Africa and a great deal of goods enters the country for transit and consumption, so the Customs House of the country is of special importance in this concern.
Meanwhile, Abidjan International Exhibition also opened on Thursday March 24, 2016 with a number of Iranian companies participating in the fair.
Ivory Coast has a population of 24 million and is located in western part of Africa.
Some 40 percent of population are Muslim and 33 percent Christian.