Apr 7, 2024, 1:37 PM
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Iran ready to further strengthen agriculture ties with Pakistan: Envoy

Islamabad, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador to Pakistan announced Tehran's readiness to further strengthen agriculture ties with Islamabad, in exporting urea, chemical fertilizers and agricultural machinery fields.

Iran’s Ambassador to Islamabad Reza Amiri Moghaddam met with Pakistan's Federal Minister of Industry and Production and National Food Security, Rana Tanveer Hussain, in Islamabad, where both sides discussed bi­lateral cooperation and issues of mutual interest.

During the meeting, Amiri said Iran’s top leader­ship is in favor of increasing close cooperation with Pakistan in all fields, reiterating the Islamic Republic's desire to further strengthen its relations with Pakistan in all areas of mutual interest.

“The field of agriculture is a decisive potential for the development of bilateral ties between the two countries, and in this regard, Iran is eager to benefit from Pakistan's agricultural products such as wheat, rice, citrus fruits, as well as live livestock and meat imports from the neighboring country," he said.

The ambassador added that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is expected to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on livestock quarantine and plant protection be­tween the two countries in his upcoming visit, and the Iranian Minister of Industry also invited the Federal Min­ister to visit Tehran to participate in the upcoming meeting of the Shang­hai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

The Pakistani minister, for his part, expressed confidence in the favorable level of bilateral relations with Iran. Referring to his official visits to Iran as Pakistan's Minister of Defense Production, he said: Islamabad is proud to host the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

He assured that Pakistan will take necessary measures to finalize the cooperation agreement related to agriculture with Iran as soon as possible.


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