During his recent visit to Belarus, Minister of Industries and Mines Alireza Tahmasbi signed four cooperation agreements with Belarus state officials. Director General of the International Relations Department of the Ministry of Industries and Mines Qader Soleymani said this on Sunday in a briefing to reporters on the outcome of Tahmasbi’s visit to Belarus. He said that according to a mutually inked agreement, Iran will build a cement factory in Belarus. "The basic framework of the cement production plant was specified in the document and the final contract will be signed soon," he added.
He put the daily and annual capacity of the plant at 3300t and 1Mta respectively and said, "That part of the funds for the establishment of the plant will be provided by the Belarus employer while the rest will be provided through the credits allocated to the project by Iran’s Export Development Bank as well as Industries and Mines Bank.