Iran Invests in Zimbabwe Tractor-Assembly Plant, Press TV Says

Iran has invested $3.5 million in a jointly-built tractor assembly plant in Zimbabwe, the state-run Press TV news channel reported, citing Mohammad Pournajaf, Iran’s ambassador to the African nation.

The Motira project in Zimbabwe’s capital Harare began in 2010, according to Press TV’s website, which gave no details about the facility’s total cost.

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