Pakistan Senator Calls for Closer Ties

Pakistan Senator Calls for Closer TiesPakistan Senator Calls for Closer Ties

Acting Chairman of Pakistan’s Senate Saleem Mandviwalla called for renewed efforts to boost cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad in all areas.

The two sides should enhance their bilateral ties in all fields, Mandviwalla said Tuesday in a meeting with Iran’s Ambassador to Islamabad Mehdi Honardoost, the newspaper Dawn reported.

He stressed the need for reactivating the Pakistan-Iran Investment Company because “It is in the interest of both peoples to have a proper channel for bilateral trade and investment.”

Mandviwalla also called for the activation of Iran-Pakistan Parliamentary Friendship Group to enhance cooperation at the parliamentary level.

The two sides, he said, could achieve a lot through regular  interaction at different levels.

He said that both countries were intertwined in cultural, religious and regional commonalities besides sharing a vision for regional growth and prosperity.

The Iranian envoy, for his part, said that Iran and Pakistan should strive to broaden their interaction and bilateral cooperation.

He said that bilateral trade and investment was in the interest of both countries and would open up new avenues of bilateral cooperation.


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