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Pak-Iran relations imperative for regional peace, prosperity: Asad


Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser on Wednesday said that close friendly relations between Pakistan and Iran were imperative for regional peace, security and prosperity. He expressed these views while talking to Ambassador of Iran Mehdi Honardoost who called on him at Parliament House. Matters pertaining to bilateral relations, important regional and global issues were discussed in the meeting.
The Speaker said that Pakistan values high its brotherly relations with Iran and incumbent government desired to further strengthening relations between two neighbouring countries.
He stressed the need for enhanced cooperation between Pakistan and Iran in the areas of trade, investment and energy for mutual benefits, added that both the countries have to work together to resolve the problems being faced by the Ummah. Asad Qaiser said that the booth the country needed consensus on matters of international importance.
He said that practical steps were needed from both sides to bring the people of the both country more closer. Mehdi Honardoost said that Iran gives great importance to its relations with brotherly country and consider Pakistan as its partner for peace in the region. He said that Iranian leadership and government are keen to strengthen the relation between two countries.
Iranian Ambassador agreed with the proposal of Speaker for diversification of trade and economic relations. The ambassador said that historic friendly relations existed between two nation and both the countries always stood with each other in difficult time.
The Ambassador appreciated Pakistan’s roles for promoting unity among Muslim countries.—APP