The Prime Minister met with the President of Iran on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. Pakistan and Iran enjoy relations that are deeply rooted in historical, cultural and religious commonalities. The Prime Minister congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on his elections in the June 14 Presidential elections. The two leaders reviewed status of bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on regional and international issues particularly the challenges being faced by the Islamic Ummah. The Prime Minister stated that cooperation in the energy sector will serve the interest of both countries. The two countries agreed that Afghanistan’s neighbours need to work closely with the Afghan government and support an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led political process.
25 September 2013
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