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Thursday April 18, 2024

Iran’s envoy praises progress in bilateral ties

By Muhammad Saleh Zaafir
April 03, 2024
Iran’s Ambassador Dr Reza Amiri Moghadam called on PM Shehbaz Sharif on March 2, 2024. — PID
Iran’s Ambassador Dr Reza Amiri Moghadam called on PM Shehbaz Sharif on March 2, 2024. — PID 

ISLAMABAD: Iran’s Ambassador Dr Reza Amiri Moghadam has claimed that despite the illegal sanctions, great progress has taken place in various aspects of Iran’s relations with Pakistan.

Addressing journalists at an Iftar dinner on Tuesday, he urged that priority should be given to the use of existing capacities and possibilities in the economic field, trade, energy and tourism.

The capacities of commonalities and links in various areas of history, civilization, language, religion, geography and culture should be availed for sustainable development, removing poverty and betterment of life in the region.

Dr. Reza said that the opening of two official border crossings after 73 years, increase in the electricity export to Pakistan and increase in trade volume up to $2.5 billion are among the achievements made in the last year. He also appreciated the government, people and media for the strong positions against the crimes of the Zionist regime.