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Meeting the mayor of Pecs, Eskandarpour, the mayor of Shiraz, said “the sister-city relationship between both cities can pave the way for economic relationship in addition to improving cultural exchanges.”

Meeting the mayor of Pecs, Eskandarpour, the mayor of Shiraz, said “the sister-city relationship between both cities can pave the way for economic relationship in addition to improving cultural exchanges.”
He then continued “unveiling Hafez’s bust in Pecs in 2019 is invaluable to people of Shiraz. We, in return, are ready to undertake some initiatives in cooperation with the embassy of Iran to Hungary and embassy of Hungary to Iran.”
Eskandarpour addressed the mayor of Pecs and president of Hungarian-Iranian Friendship Group and said "I hope you know the tourist and cultural potentials of Shiraz better and pave the way for Hungarian travel agencies with full exploitation of such potentials.”
 Referring to the presence of CEO of Pecs Pannon Power Plant Ltd. And managing director of Fars Regional Power Company in the meeting, he added Fars province and Shiraz had several Power companies, which they could cooperate and exchange experiences with their Hungarian counterparts.”
 Eskandarpour also addressed Peter Hoppal, member of Hungarian National Assembly and said “over 3000 Iranian students including some Shirazi ones are studying in Hungary. It is necessary to adopt approaches to facilitate their families’ travel to visits them.”
Zsolt Pava, the mayor of Pecs, referred to executing the sister-city agreement between both cities in 2016 and said “for the past three years, we have done several projects including unveiling Hafez’ bust, which is a distinctive practice in Europe and publishing a collection of 50 poems of Hafez in Persian and Hungarian in the framework of Shiraz-Pecs sister-city agreement.” He added “Pecs’s delegation includes a member of Hungarian National Assembly, the director of City Notary, and CEO of Pannon Power plant so that new cooperation grounds between both cities can be found. In addition to the cultural and touristic relations, which already have been established, it is the time to develop economic ties between the two cities. In the current situation, economic cooperation can be profitable.”
Peter Hoppal, a Hungarian MP and president of Hungarian-Iranian Friendship Group, said “I am pleased to witness the good relationship, which has been established between people of both countries and the promotion of urban diplomacy and sister-city relationship between Shiraz and Pecs.”
Hoppal continued “Hungarian people are interested in Iranian culture and traditions. And, they welcome festivals featuring Iranian culture and art. I hope we can improve the current touristic relations between the two cities. In this regard, negotiation has been taken place for facilitating tourist entry visa issuance with Hungarian officials.”
Peter Rudolf, the CEO of Pannon Power Plant Ltd., said “Pannon, using renewable energy technology, is supplies energy to the nearby cities. We are ready to transfer the technology and related technical issues to Iran and Shiraz.”
Ghaedi, the chairperson of the Commission for Development, Transportation and Traffics at Shiraz Islamic City Council, said “the sister-city relationship between Shiraz and Pecs paves the way for tourists to travel to both cities. I hope such a cooperation continues on energy related domains including exchanging experience, knowledge on different issues such as the energy roof project, etc.”
Shiraz and Pecs executed the sister-city agreement in 2016. Since then, several initiatives in the line with the agreement have been undertaken.
 
 


2019/07/13
Refrence : Shiraz Municipality
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