Held in Kurdistan region of Iraq, in the city of Erbil, IranExpo Exhibition is showcasing the country's print industry products, modern technologies and knowledge-based services.
Total 150 Iranian companies have participated in IranExpo in the Northern Erbil city. The exhibition is underway in an area of 7,000 square meters and an indoor hall of 500 square meters at the premises of Erbil International Fair Grounds. IranExpo will last until June 11.
Iran and the Iraqi Kurdistan region have enjoyed growing ties ever since the overthrow of the former Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, during the 2003 US invasion of the Muslim country.
In late April of this year, Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government and Iran signed an agreement that will allow Tehran to send 3 to 4 million liters of refined fuel oil in exchange for crude.
Iran signed an agreement with Iraq's Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) for oil and natural gas. Abdullah Akrayi, the KRG official responsible for Iran affairs, told journalists that a delegation led by former Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qassemi made the deal with the regional government's Energy Minister Ashti Hawrami.
According to the agreement, it has been proposed that two pipelines of oil and gas will constructed between the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq and Iran, and the regional government would receive between 3 and 4 million liters of refined oil fuel and natural gas in return for sending crude oil to Iran.