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PM reaffirms Pakistan’s commitment to further strengthen ties with Iran

Islamabad, September 19, 2023 (PPI-OT): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar has reaffirmed Pakistan’s strong commitment to further strengthen and deepen ties with Iran, especially in the economic domain.

During a meeting with President of Islamic Republic of Iran Ebrahim Raisi in New York today on the sidelines of the 78th Session of the UN General Assembly, he underscored the close fraternal relations between the two neighboring countries.

The Prime Minister stressed that steps including the recent inauguration of the Mand-Pishin border marketplace, would not only contribute to the economic uplift of the border areas but also serve as tangible manifestation of the collective commitment to work for the betterment of the two peoples.

Noting that President Raisi’s policy of ‘Neighborhood First’ was fully aligned with Pakistan’s vision for regional development and connectivity, the Prime Minister stressed the importance for both countries to leverage their unique geographical location to promote shared objectives of regional peace and prosperity, through greater trade and enhanced regional connectivity.

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