Pakistan minister hails Iran’s scientific progress

Islamabad, Feb 8, IRNA – Pakistan’s Minister for Education, National History and Literary Heritage says Iran has done extremely well in the field of since and technology.

Talking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) exclusively, Shafqat Mehmood said Iran is a vibrant nation and has done very well in the fields of technology and education.

He congratulated the government and people of Iran on the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

The minister expressing his views on Iran-Pakistan ties said, 'I think the relations between the two countries are good.'

He was of the view that Iran and Pakistan as good neighbors will continue to improve and strengthen their ties.

Shafqat Mehmood said, “Iran and Pakistan share commonalities in language. We have strong connections that will be more strengthened in future.”

The relations between Iran and Pakistan are on upward trend and last year (2018) saw major developments in bilateral ties and the relations between the two neighboring states improved in all areas especially the defense field.

Iran and Pakistan have been enjoying strong brotherly relations since the creation of Pakistan way back in 1947. Since then the two countries have always been supporting each other on world issues.

Prime Minister Imran Khan has also expressed desire to strengthen ties with the Islamic Republic, he said.

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