Iran to build tractor mfg. plant in Tajikistan

LONDON, December 6 (IranMania) - Iran Tractor Manufacturing Company (ITMC) is to provide Tajikistan with the farm machinery required by that country, noted Tajik deputy minister of industries Mohammad Sharif Haqdadov, MNA said.

Upon conclusion of the proposed cooperation agreement between the two countries, Iranian tractors in the very near future would be produced in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, the Tajik official added.

He also called for Iran Tractor Manufacturing Co. to build a tractor production assembly line in his country, the Persian service of Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) reported.

Tajikistan is in need of over 1,000 tractors per year, the official commented during his visit of the tractor manufacturing plant.

He also pointed to the high quality of the Iranian-made tractors and said that, state-of-the-art technologies are employed in the manufacture of Iranian tractors. "In our bid to further develop Tajikistan, agricultural sector we are planning to make use of the company products" , he further announced.