The governor general expressed hope that Iran-Russia relations would become deeper and wider in all dimensions during Dr. Rouhani's government.
Pointing to the strategy of Dr. Rouhani's government about expansion of relations between Iran provinces and other countries especially neighbor ones and prominent position of Esfahan province in Iran in terms of historical tourist attractions and economic, cultural and military dimensions, Dr. Zargarpour called for expanding ties between Esfahan province and provinces of Russian Federation.
The governor general stated, "I'm glad that the Russian government has a consulate in Esfahan and according to the sister city relationship between Esfahan and St. Petersburg, it is necessary to take further actions and expand ties."
Russian ambassador and plenipotentiary representative of the Russian Federation in Iran stated, "We are very satisfied with the level of political relations with Iran and we must also try to expand economic relations with a positive trend."
Referring to the sister city relationship between Esfahan and St. Petersburg and holding Esfahan cultural week in this city, Levan Jagarian called for holding St. Petersburg cultural week in Esfahan with the presence of its governor general.
At the end of the meeting, credentials of Yevgeny Ivanovich as the consul general of Russian Federation in Esfahan and its cities, Yazd and Kerman was presented to the governor general.