Jan 8, 2014, 4:57 PM
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Pakistan parliament speaker for enhanced Iran ties

Islamabad, Jan 8, IRNA -- Ambassador of Iran Ali Reza Haghighian has called on Speaker of Pakistani Parliament Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and discussed issues pertaining to enhancing bilateral parliamentary relations.

The Speaker expressed the desire to further strengthen warm relations between Pakistan and Iran through enhancing people-to-people and Parliamentary contacts.

He said that fraternal relations between Pakistan and Iran should be further strengthened and taken to new heights. He also stressed for enhancing commercial ties between both the countries.

He said that Parliamentarians of both countries could bring both the brotherly countries closer to each other.

The Speaker said that Pakistan values its relations with Iran which are based on shared religious and historic cultural values.

He said that interaction between parliamentarians of both countries could add substance to the existing relations besides providing opportunities for exchanging views and sharing experiences.

The Ambassador of Iran said that parliamentarians could play a vital role in this regard.

He complimented the National Assembly of Pakistan for its initiative of establishment of ECO Parliamentary Assembly.