Islamabad (IP) - Pakistan's Prime Minister told Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad both sides need to work together to enhance trade, energy cooperation, road and rail connectivity, cultural exchanges, counter-terrorism efforts, and security cooperation.

Iran PressAsia: Reza Amiri Moghadam, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, paid a courtesy call to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Tuesday evening.

The Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif thanked the President of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi, for his congratulatory message and telephone call to him following his re-election. 

He underscored that Pakistan attached great importance to Iran and the two countries enjoyed historic and brotherly relations.

Shahbaz Sharif fondly recalled his meeting with the Iranian President when they jointly inaugurated a border market and an electricity transmission line in May 2023.

The two leaders had also met on the sidelines of the SCO Summit in Samarkand in 2022. 

The Iranian Ambassador, for his part, appreciated the Prime Minister for receiving him and shared an overview of the current state of bilateral relations. 

Reza Amiri Moghadam also affirmed Iran’s desire to further strengthen its relations with Pakistan in all areas of mutual interest.


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