ISLAMABAD: Iranian Foreign Minister Dr. Javad Zarif on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and discussed a range of bilateral relations and regional issues.
The prime minister expressed satisfaction at the increasing high level exchanges between the two countries to strengthen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.
He hoped that both nations will continue to expand economic interaction for promoting mutually beneficial cooperation in the areas of trade, investment, energy and connectivity.
PM Sharif underlined the need of concerted efforts from both sides to achieve the target of $5 billion in the bilateral trade as soon as possible. They also discussed issues of peace and stability in the region.
Prime Minister conveyed his serious condolences to the government and people of Iran, over the death of eleven Iranian border security guards on April 26 in a tragic incident in the Iranian province of Sistan-Balochistan.
Iranian foreign minister thanked the government of Pakistan for continued efforts for strengthening bilateral relations and enhancing interaction in all areas including trade and economic cooperation as well as border and security issues.
He also expressed desire of the Iranian leadership and the government for continued efforts for growth in bilateral ties.
Iranian Foreign Minister Dr. Javad Zarif called on the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/auwfWEM4Qx
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