TEHRAN: International Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Tuesday met President of Iran Ayatollah Ebrahim Raisi and informed him that he’s a toddler of Iran as a lot as he’s a toddler of Pakistan.
The Iranian state information company shared an image of the 2 leaders and acknowledged that through the assembly Bilawal informed President Raisi: “As a lot as I’m a toddler of Pakistan, I’m additionally a toddler of Iran.”
Bilawal, based on state run APP, reaffirmed Pakistan’s eager want to strengthen bilateral relations, that are rooted deep in shared historical past and commonalities of religion, tradition and heritage.
The international minister, who’s on a two-day official go to to Iran, additionally conveyed greetings to President Raisi on behalf of Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif and reiterated the official invitation to him to go to Pakistan at his comfort.
He highlighted the significance of normal exchanges to advance financial and power cooperation, regional connectivity, operationalisation of barter commerce and border sustenance marketplaces, and facilitation of pilgrims visiting Iran.
The international minister additionally took up the difficulty of the discharge/switch of Pakistani prisoners detained in Iranian prisons.
President Raisi welcomed the international minister and underscored that the 2 nations had been certain by shut historic linkages and robust fraternal ties.
He famous that Iran connected nice significance to its financial and commerce relations with Pakistan, which had appreciable potential for additional development.
Earlier within the day, the international minister held a tête-à-tête together with his Iranian counterpart adopted by delegation-level talks.
International Minister Dr Amir Abdollahian additionally hosted a working luncheon in honour of Bilawal and his delegation. A joint press stakeout was additionally held by the 2 international ministers.
Throughout the discussions, the 2 sides reviewed your entire gamut of bilateral relations, together with enlargement of financial relations and commerce quantity, extra electrical energy import from Iran for Makran Division in Balochistan, and efficient border coordination to handle safety points, smuggling, drug trafficking and transnational crimes.
The international minister additionally underscored the necessity to maintain the following session of the Joint Financial Fee (JEC) in August 2022.
Either side exchanged views on the regional safety scenario, with specific deal with developments in Afghanistan and the Indian occupied Kashmir .
International Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari appreciated the Iranian management’s steadfast assist for the simply reason behind Kashmiri Muslims.