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Toasts and jokes were discharged freely, but no speeches were made save one thanking the Emperor and the Grand Duke, through the Governor-General, for our hospitable reception, and one by the Governor-General in reply, in which he returned the Emperor's thanks for the speech, etc.
Recently, Governor-General of the central Iranian Yazd province Mohammadreza Fallahzadeh welcomed a Japanese envoy who was touring the country to assess potential sectors for trade relations.
Summary: ABU DHABI - The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a congratulatory cable to the Governor-General of Australia, Quentin Bryce, on the occasion of her countryAEs National Day.
The 4 MoUs were signed during a meeting between East Azarbaijan's provincial officials and Governor-General of Armenia's Syunik province Suren Khachatrian and his accompanying delegation in Tabriz on Wednesday.
The government of Iraq welcomes improvement of activities with Iran," Governor-General of Iraq's Eastern province of Wasit Mahdi al-Zobaidi said in a meeting with Governor-General of Iran's Western province of Ilam on Tuesday.
In a meeting with Governor-General of Mersin Basri Guzeloglu on Saturday, Governor-General of Hormozgan province Ebrahim Azizi proposed establishment of joint assembly of chambers of commerce between the two provinces.
Speaking in a meeting with the Governor-General of Iran's Southern Fars Province, Hossein Sediq Abedin, in the provincial capital city of Shiraz, Hoti also stressed that significance and fruitfulness of the two countries' bilateral relations increased manifold in the current situation of the region.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian official announced that a high-ranking economic delegation headed by the governor-general of the Eastern Iraqi Wasit province is due to visit Iran's Western Ilam province on Thursday.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Chief Minister of Pakistan's Punjab province Shahbaz Sharif, in a dinner banquet thrown in honor of the visiting Governor-General of Iran's Northeastern Khorassan province, urged stronger ties with Iran in all the various fields, and asked for bolstering cooperation between the two sides.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Governor-General of the central Iranian Yazd province welcomed joint ventures with foreign countries, and voiced preparedness to launch joint investment projects with Japan.
Earlier the day, Khuzestan's governor-general said in a statement that Turkish businessmen have announced willingness to invest in his province.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of Iran-Turkey border market construction project will be signed tomorrow by Governor-General of (Iran's northwestern province of) West Azarbaijan and governor-generals of five Turkish provinces which share borders with Iran," West Azarbaijan's Customs Supervisor Parviz Taqavi told FNA.
His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, also sent a similar cable to the Governor-General of Canada.
The Governor-General, in his address, hailed the many accomplishments of Jamaicans at home and abroad, which he said, give the nation ample reason to celebrate during this 50th year of Independence.
Abu Dhabi -- The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has sent a congratulatory cable to David Johnston, Governor-General of Canada, on the occasion of his country's National Day.
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