Islamabad (IP) - Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad stressed the readiness of the Islamic Republic of Iran to meet Pakistan's energy needs.

Iran PressAsia: Mohammad Ali Hosseini wrote on Twitter: "During the recent visit of Abdul Razzaq Dawood, Advisor to the Prime Minister and Acting Minister of Commerce of Pakistan to Iran, the two countries agreed on the trade of liquefied natural gas (LPG) and rice in the context of the barter system."

Hosseini added: "While welcoming the barter trade initiative, Iran reaffirms its readiness to help meet Pakistan's energy needs." The ninth meeting of the Iran-Pakistan Joint Trade Committee was held on November 6th and 7th with the visit of Abdul Razzaq Dawood, Advisor to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Trade and Investment, to Tehran.

Speaking on the sidelines of the Karachi International Exhibition last week, said Razzaq Dawood: "A barter trade mechanism between Iran and Pakistan will be established soon." 


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