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Iranian President calls for greater cooperation with Pakistan in diverse fields
December 09, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed for greater cooperation between Pakistan and Iran in diverse fields including trade, commerce, energy and security.

He was talking to Speaker National Assembly Asad Qasier who called on him in Tehran on the sidelines of the second Speakers' Conference.

The Iranian President said his country considers Pakistan as a very important brotherly neighboring Muslim country.

He said the bonds of friendship between the two countriese have been maintained irrespective of any government in power both in Iran and Pakistan due to commonality of culture.

He said the two countries have deep links and these are rooted in history and rich civilization.

The speaker National Assembly said Pakistan enjoys close and cordial relations with Iran.

Recalling the recent statement of the Iranian Supreme leader in support of the Kashimiris, Asad Qaiser thanked the Iranian government for supporting the Kashmir cause.

He said Kashmir is longstanding dispute which should be resolved in accordance with UN Security council resolutions.

The Speaker National Assembly also separately held meetings with Speaker of the Wolesi Jirga of Afghanistan Abdul Raouf Ibrahimi, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the People's Republic of China Chen Zhu and Chairman of the State Duma of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Volodin in Tehran and discussed bilateral relations them.