Iran triples trade envoys abroad to boost commerce

TEHRAN - Iran will almost triple the number of commercial attaches in its embassies abroad to boost trade ties, a senior Iranian trade official said Monday.


Miraboutaleb Badri, an official with the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran, was quoted by Iranian newspapers as saying the government is raising the number of commercial attaches abroad from 11 to 30.


Badri says new trade attaches will also be dispatched to Germany, Italy, Serbia, Spain and Switzerland. (AP)