Pakistani provincial minister calls for exchange of trade, cultural delegations with Iran

Islamabad, IRNA -- Pakistani Provincial Minister for Local Government and Public Health Engineering has invited Iranian companies to invest in the southern Sindh province stressing the need to increase the exchange of trade and cultural delegations between the two countries.

Syed Nasir Hussain Shah said this during a meeting with Consul General of Iran Hassan Nourian in Karachi, the capital of Sindh province.

Issues of mutual interest, bilateral trade, tourism and exchange of cultural delegations were discussed during the meeting. Nasir Shah said that "Iran was our best neighbour and the two countries have strong ties".

The CG was also accompanied by Amir Jafferi, the Economic Attach of the Iranian Consulate.

“Pakistan values its relations with Iran,” the minister said adding that there were excellent investment opportunities in Sindh, while the Sindh government would take all possible steps to promote the exchange of trade and cultural delegations.

Nourian said that there were many similarities between the two countries, including religion and culture.

“Iran and Pakistan have a lot of potential and both countries can benefit from each other’s capabilities.” He said.

Nourian also invited Hussain on visit to Iran, which the provincial minister accepted.

It was agreed at the meeting that the exchange of cultural and trade delegations between the two countries would begin once the Corona virus situation returns to normal.

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