Iran, Pakistan Vow to Broaden Mutual Cooperation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his visiting Pakistani counterpart Bilawal Bhutto Zardari in a meeting in Tehran underlined the need to expand bilateral relations in different fields.
During the meeting in the Iranian capital on Tuesday evening, Amir Abdollahian and Bhutto Zardari explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating mutual cooperation in various areas.
During the meeting, the Iranian foreign minister said that the two Muslim countries of Iran and Pakistan have always enjoyed deep-rooted and promising relations.
The Pakistani foreign minister, for his part, said the two sides are determined to remove obstacles in the way of the expansion of trade cooperation.
He also expressed the hope that the two countries would further bolster mutual ties.
The two sides also discusseed cooperation in the cultural, tourism, trade and economic sectors.
Amir Abdollahian and Bhutto Zardari also reviewed Iran’s gas export to Pakistan.
In a relevant development in late April, Amir Abdollahian and Bhutto Zardari in a telephone conversation underlined the need to expand mutual cooperation in different fields.
During the phone talk, Amir Abdollaian and Bhutto Zardari explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral relations in various areas.
During the telephone conversation, the Iranian foreign minister congratulated his Pakistani counterpart on his appointment to the top post and wished him success.
"I hope during your tenure in the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan, we will witness expansion of ties between the two nations more than ever before," the Iranian foreign minister said.
The top Iranian diplomat added that the Islamic Republic of Iran and Pakistan will celebrate the 75th anniversary of their relations and these ties that are based on deep cultural, historical and linguistic commonalities, can serve as a model of relations among Muslim countries.
The Pakistani foreign minister, for his part, thanked his Iranian counterpart's congratulations and ponted to good ties between Pakistan and Iran and to the popular, historical and cultural ties between the two countries.
Bhutto Zardari also said that Islamabad is determined to expand bilateral relations with Tehran more than ever before.
He expressed hope that economic ties with Iran will expand further with the removal of the existing obstacles.