Pakistan and Iran have agreed to focus on enhancing bilateral economic cooperation for common good of both nations.

The agreement came during the 7th round of Annual Bilateral Political Consultations held in Tehran between the two counties.

Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry and Deputy Iranian Foreign Minister Ibrahim Rahimpour jointly chaired the meeting.

All areas of bilateral cooperation including political, security, economic and culture were discussed.

The Foreign Secretary highlighted Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif's vision of a peaceful neighborhood for economic development and prosperity of the people of the region. He also underlined Pakistan's desire to further strengthen existing bonds of friendship and good neighborly relations with Iran.

The two sides also exchanged views on regional and international issues of mutual interest.

Both sides agreed that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan is vital for stability of the region.

Earlier, Aizaz Ahmed met Deputy Head of Supreme National Security Council Mr. Iravani who appreciated existing brotherly relations between the two neighbors.

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