Aug 7, 2017, 6:54 PM
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Speaker highlights need to promote Iran-Pakistan economic co-op

Tehran, Aug 7, IRNA -- Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani emphasized developing economic cooperation between Iran and Pakistan.

Larijani made the remarks Sunday in a meeting with Chairman of Pakistan Senate Raza Rabbani.

He said that both countries enjoy close parliamentary cooperation in international bodies.

During the meeting both sides discussed various issues like energy and fighting terrorism in the region.

Meanwhile, Rabbani expressed happiness on his participation in President Hassan Rouhani inauguration ceremony held on Saturday in Tehran.

Iran was the first country that recognized Pakistan and Pakistan government stood beside Iran in sanction era, he said.

Rabbani expressed happiness over Iran-Pakistan cooperation in cultural, economic, energy and security fields.