Speaker, Malaysian Counterpart Discuss Ties

Speaker, Malaysian Counterpart Discuss Ties
Speaker, Malaysian Counterpart Discuss Ties

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani stressed the need for increased efforts to help boost ties with Malaysia.  

He made the remarks in a meeting with his Malaysian counterpart Pandigar Amin Mulia, who arrived in Tehran on Tuesday at the head of a parliamentary delegation, ICANA reported.

Larijani said, "The two states should gain benefit from the enormous existing capacities in the path toward further growth and dynamism in bilateral relations in political, economic, business, cultural and tourism areas."

Larijani referred to the good and historical relations between the two countries and said, "The two great Muslim states, enjoying longstanding good and active ties, have always made efforts to strengthen their positive cooperation."

The lawmaker touched on the current regional and international developments and said, "The time is ripe for leaders of Muslim countries to work together to show the true image of Islam as a great faith."

The Malaysian official said it was his fourth visit to Iran during his tenure as parliament speaker which started six years ago, emphasizing that Malaysia attaches great importance to its relations with Iran in political, parliamentary, economic, trade and cultural spheres and it is keen to strengthen bilateral cooperation and mutual ties. He described the Iranian people as the true friends of the Malaysian people and called for increased interaction between the two nations.