Iran wants closer ties with Pakistan
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran places no limit on the expansion of ties with Pakistan, expressing full support for its eastern neighbor, press TV reported.
"Iran has no limits on the expansion of ties with Pakistan and the relations between the two countries must be expanded in the economic, scientific, energy, business and medical sectors," President Ahmadinejad told Pakistan's Minister of Welfare, Population and Women's Rights Firdous Ashiq Awan on Tuesday.
President Ahmadinejad also promised Iran's full support for Pakistan.
The Pakistani official, for her part, welcomed Iran's support for the county in the aftermath of the recent floods and said Islamabad was determined to consolidate bilateral relations with Tehran.
She said that Iran set an example for all Muslim countries including Pakistan.
The minister also voiced her country's support for Iran's right to peaceful nuclear technology.