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Pakistan, Iran agree to enhance cooperation on border related matters

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran on Monday agreed to enhance mutual cooperation on border related matters and economic issues, Radio Pakistan reported.   

This agreement came during a meeting between Minister for Interior Ijaz Ahmad Shah with Iranian Deputy Minister for Interior Hossein Zolfaghari in Islamabad today.

Ijaz Ahmad Shah assured the Iranian deputy minister of every possible support from Pakistan to eradicate all obstacles in the way of regional and economic development.

On the occasion, Iranian deputy minister appreciated the cooperation and support given to him during his visit to Pakistan.

He highlighted that things have improved for better regarding the security, drugs and human trafficking issues and this could not have been possible without the tireless efforts of government and law enforcement agencies of Pakistan.

Ambassador of Iran Mehdi Honordoost was also present in the meeting.

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Earlier on March 15, Pakistan and Iran had agreed to further strengthen mutual ties between both the Islamic countries.

In a tweet, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Faisal had said, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua telephoned Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Syed Abbas Araghchi to discuss matters of mutual interest.

Miss Janjua had illustrated Pakistan’s continued desire for peace and de-escalation of tensions in the region.



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