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Iran Intensifies Technology Programs in Zimbabwe

  • Sithandekile Mhlanga

Iran and Zimbabwe have strong ties in the field of agriculture, technology, irrigation, and tourism. Both countries were slapped with sanctions by the West.

A delegation from Iran which arrived in Zimbabwe on Sunday has pledged to support the country with technology for development, especially in the agricultural sector.

The state-aligned Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation reports that the delegation, led by Professor Hamid Rez Amirinia, paid a courtesy visit to Vice President JoIce Mujuru on Monday, where it pledged to re-activate deals already signed between the two countries.

Iran and Zimbabwe have strong ties in the field of agriculture, information technology, irrigation, and tourism. Both countries were slapped with sanctions by the West for human rights abuses.

MDC-T agriculture shadow minister, Sam Siphepha Nkomo who visited Iran when he was water minister in the unity government, and signed an agreement on water projects, said the middle-eastern country has a lot to offer Zimbabwe in terms of technology development.
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