Pakistan attaches great importance to relations with Iran: PM Abbasi

ISLAMABAD: The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran His Excellency Mehdi Honardoost paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Thursday.

During the call, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan attaches high importance to its relations with the brotherly Government and people of Iran. Both countries enjoyed close and cordial relations. This provided a basis for enhancing mutually beneficial trade and investment relations that would reflect the true potential of the two countries.

The Prime Minister also expressed his satisfaction over frequent high level contacts between the two countries, recalling his meeting with the President, His Excellency Dr. Hassan Rouhani in New York.

The Ambassador conveyed the greetings of the Iranian leadership to the Prime Minister and emphasized the importance that Iran attaches to its relations with Pakistan. He reiterated his commitment to further enhance Iran-Pakistan bilateral relations with a focus on economic relations between the two countries. He said that Iran is keen on further expanding bilateral relations with Pakistan in all spheres.