Madrid : Iran's Ambassador to Mexico Mohammad-Hassan Qadiri-Abyaneh said here in Mexico city on Saturday that Tehran intends to privatize parts of its oil industry in four years to renovate its economy and to be able for competition in the international markets.
In an interview with Mexican daily " La Reforma" Qadiri said, "Iran's policy tends to privatize parts of its oil industry and absorb investment and in this direction refineries, petrochemical plants and all oil exploration industry will be given to the private sector."
The ambassador invited Mexican energy ministry to visit Iran and exchange its experiences in the fields of renovation of oil industry and energy with Iran.
He added, "We are ready to cooperate with Mexico in the fields of construction of oil refineries and petrochemical complexes." Qadiri-Abyaneh, who is Iran's new ambassador to Mexico, said, "We intend to strengthen bilateral ties between Iran and Mexico."
He said, "I have come here with a clear mission, which is improving ties in its highest level and in all dimensions." Qadiri added, "I am sure that mutual ties with Mexico won't be influenced by US pressures and opposition."
He told the Mexican daily, "We are aware that the US is your main trade and economic partner, but it won't cause any obstacles in improving ties with Iran."