Iranian Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Affairs Abdorreza Shekholeslami on Sunday singed an agreement with Chinese Minister of Human Resources and Social Security Yin Wei Min on mutual labor cooperation.
Based on the agreement, both sides agreed on labor cooperation, planning for implementation of joint projects with an aim of expanding cooperation, exchange of experts, holding joint technical and professional workshops, employment and social security, supporting small and medium-sized industries and a comprehensive system of information on labor markets.
The Chinese minister, heading a delegation, arrived in Tehran on May 19 at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart for talks on issues of mutual interests.
Earlier reports said Iran and China plan to expand their cooperation in administrative fields, development and management of human resources in particular.
Iranian officials and Yin in April discussed common model of management, human resources' function assessment system, training forces in proportion to the labor market and helpful for the country's development, empowerment of human resources and employment.
Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Yin said Iran and China have similar experience in improvement of human resources and state management.
The minister said China has lodged administrative reforms to bring new government system to serve the nation with stronger motivation and more actively.
He said Iran and China will soon sign an agreement for mutual cooperation in the said sphere.