Pak CM stresses enhanced engagement with Iran

Islamabad, Feb 13, IRNA - Chief Minister of Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) says his government would make all efforts for enhanced engagement with the Iranian government.

Mahmood Khan said this during a meeting with Iranian Consul General Mohammad Bagher Beigi who called on him at his office in Peshawar.

He welcomed the Iranian offer for investment in different sectors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

He said that a high-level delegation of the government of Pakistan would soon visit Iran which would further cement the already existed brotherly relations between the two countries.

He offered the Iranian government to renegotiate the MoUs signed between the KP government and Iranian public and private sectors in order to push these projects into the implementation phase.

He assured to cooperate with the Iranian investors and looked to the different events both in culture and another sector by the Iranian consulate Peshawar.

He also agreed to facilitate the exchange of visits by heads of travelling agencies for the promotion of tourism, adding that this province is going to be the best tourism destination in the foreseeable future.

Iranian Consul General Mohammad Bagher Beigi assured to further process on the projects for which MoUs have been signed and assured all sort of facilitation and investment in different sectors.

He also talked about the exchange of trade, commerce, business, travelling agents, students and journalist’s delegations.

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