Pakistan-Iran cooperation in health sector stressed
Pakistan and Iran have underlined the need for cooperation in health sector, IRNA reported.
Pakistan Health Minister, Mian Riaz Hussain Pirzada, in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador Masha'Allah Shakeri, on Saturday discussed matters of mutual and bilateral interest with special reference to co-operation in health sector and energy.
The Ambassador invited the Health Minister of Pakistan to visit Iran for enhancing co-operation between the two countries in the filed of health and energy sector, a Health Ministry statement said.
The Minister thanked the Ambassador and said that Pakistan and Iran have common faith, culture and common history.
He said that people and government of Pakistan have good brotherly relation with the people and government of Iran which will further be strengthened with the passage of time, he added.
He also sought the help of Iran in setting up emergency hospitals in the backwards and far-flung areas of Pakistan and its part of Kashmir.
The Minister told the Ambassador that he will soon extend invitation letter to the Health Minister of Iran to visit Pakistan.