Vice-President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari has expressed Iran’s readiness to launch a laboratory equipped with nanotechnology in Cuba.
Sattari made the remarks in a meeting with the visiting Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, scientific adviser to the Cuban president.
Sattari, in the meeting, elaborated on remarkable achievements gained by Iran in the areas of IT, ICT (Information and Communications Technology ), aerospace, nanotechnology and biotechnology.
Iran is not dependent on its oil, said Sattari, adding the country has focused on the knowledge-based economy.
Referring to Iran as a country having the biggest electronic trade (e-trade) company in the region, the official said the country has targeted 80 billion dollars for its e-trade market in the next Iranian calendar year to start on March 21, 2017.
For his part, the Cuban official welcomed Iran’s presence in his country to launch a nanotechnology laboratory.
He also referred to the good record of bilateral cooperation between the two anti-imperialist countries