National Speaker Conference Enhanced parliamentary cooperation vital for strengthening Pak-Iran relations: Asad Qaiser
ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly, Asad Qaiser Saturday said Pakistan attaches immense importance to its fraternal re
ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly, Asad Qaiser Saturday said Pakistan attaches immense importance to its fraternal relations with Iran and aspires to further cement the existing relations through enhanced parliamentary cooperation between the legislatures of both the countries.
Both the nations were intertwined in bonds of religion, history, culture and their goals, friends and enemies are also the same, he said.
He expressed these views while talking to Speaker of Islamic Consultative Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Ali Larijani who met him during the sideline meeting of the second Speakers’ Conference held at Tehran, said a message received here from Tehran.
The Speaker said that vigorous Pak-Iran relations were imperative for peace, security and prosperity in the region.
Stressing the need for enhanced Parliamentary relations between both the countries, the Speaker said that regular interaction between the Parliamentarians of both countries could play an important role for promoting unity and stability in the region.
He underlined the need for further enhancing cooperation between the two countries in diverse fields for mutual benefits.
Urging the need for unity among the Muslim World, the Speaker said that the unity among the Muslim countries was necessary to confront the challenges being faced by Ummah. Asad Qaiser also expressed the hope that the second Speaker Conference will play an instrumental role towards promoting connectivity among the member states and address the challenge of terrorism, which is a constant threat to peace, and security of the region.
The Speaker of Islamic Consultative Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Ali Larijani said his country also considered Pakistan as one of its brothers and wants to further strengthen the existing bilateral relations through enhancing cooperation in diverse fields. He said that the ties between Pakistan and Iran were unbreakable and both the nations have always stood with each other in difficult conditions.
Dr. Larijani added that Iran considers Pakistan as its partner for peace in the region and hoped that both nations will continue to share the paths of prosperity together.
He reiterated Asad Qaiser’s proposal for diversification of trade and economic relations and urged for comprehensive engagement of the Parliamentary committees to explore the avenues for cooperation.