News ID: 233933
Published: 0720 GMT November 08, 2018

Iran-Pak close ties vital for regional peace: Pak Speaker

Iran-Pak close ties vital for regional peace: Pak Speaker

Speaker of Pakistan’s National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that close friendly relations between Iran and Pakistan are vital for regional peace, security, and prosperity.

He was talking to Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost who called on him in Islamabad to invite him for the Speakers Conference on Terrorism and Regional Connectivity, which is to be held in Tehran from December 7-8, IRNA reported.

Asad Qaiser said Pakistan values its brotherly relations with Iran and incumbent government desires to further strengthen relations between the two neighboring countries.

He stressed the need for enhanced cooperation between Pakistan and Iran in the areas of trade, investment,
and energy for mutual benefits and both the countries have to work together to resolve the problems being faced by the Ummah.

Ambassador of Iran Mehdi Honardoost said Iran considers Pakistan as its partner for peace in the region. He said Iranian leadership and government are keen to strengthen relations with Pakistan.

Iranian Ambassador appreciated Pakistan's role for promoting unity among Muslim countries.

He also extended
an invitation to the speaker to attend the 2nd Speakers Conference on Terrorism and Regional Connectivity.

Meanwhile, the ambassador also met with former Pakistan Speaker Ayaz Sadiq to invite him for the 2nd Speakers Conference on Terrorism and Regional Connectivity.

The 1st Speakers Conference on Terrorism and Regional Connectivity
were held in Islamabad in 2017, which was also attended by Iran Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani.

Representatives from Iran, Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Russia, and Turkey attended the Conference. 

   
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