Islamabad: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has called for further enhancing economic ties with Iran to harness benefits from regional economic integration.
Talking to Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who called on him in Islamabad, the prime minister reiterated Pakistan’s desire to enhance economic cooperation with Iran including bilateral trade, investments and commercial interaction.
He reiterated his commitment to work to resolve the issues in implementation of Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project including the financing of pipeline infrastructure and the scope of snap back clause.
PM Abbasi said that Pakistan was working towards realizing the vision of a peaceful and inter-connected region for shared progress and prosperity. It believes that a peaceful and stable Afghanistan is vital for economic progress of the region. Zarif appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for strengthening border management to prevent illegal border crossing.