Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that establishment of trade centers at Pak-Iran border would not only boost trade betWeen the two countries, but also bring economic change in the lives of the residents of border areas.
He expressed these views during a visit to Pakistan House and meeting Pakistani diplomats of in Tehran.
The Foreign Minister said Pakistan and Iran enjoy deep rooted fraternal ties based on common religious and cultural values and civilization.
Shah Mahmood Qureshi said his visit to Iran is aimed at strengthening economic and trade relations between Pakistan and Iran.
Expressing his pleasure, he said that Iran has not only appreciated the proposal for establishment of trade centers at Pak-Iran border, but also agreed to implement it and soon this proposal would be implemented.
Meanwhile, in a tweet, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Iran has also lifted restrictions on import of Kinnow from Pakistan which has been in place since 2012.
He said the step is a manifestation of further solidifying of bilateral ties between the two countries.
The Foreign Minister said the step will be good news for the Pakistani traders and the people linked with its cultivation in the country.
He stressed upon Pakistan missions to expedite their efforts for the economic diplomacy to enhance economic prosperity of the motherland.
Always a pleasure to be in #Iran and i am pleased to share some good news for our citrus farmers. Following discussions, happy to announce that Iran has lifted restrictions on the import of Pakistan’s kinnow. #EconomicDiplomacy— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) April 20, 2021