Iranian cleric calls for boosting Pakistan-Iran economic ties
The representative of the Iranian Supreme Leader in Pakistan, Ayatollah Abolazl Baha'eddini here Wednesday called for strengthening Iran-Pakistan economic ties, IRNA reported.
He made the remarks during a meeting with visiting delegation of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines (TCCIM) who called on him in Karachi.
The Iranian cleric stressed the need for enhancing cooperation between the private sectors of two brotherly countries.
The Iranian delegation was led by teh President of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines Yahya Ale-Eshaq. Abolfazl Baha'eddini suggested that Iran and Pakistan should focus on their border areas for enhancing bilateral trade.
He said that the trade volume of Iran and Pakistan must be enhanced from 800 million dollars a year to maximum level.
The representative of the Iranian Supreme Leader was of the view that the revenue generated from bilateral trade must be used for the welfare of the Muslims in Pakistan. Yahya Ale-Eshaq during the meeting briefed the representative of the Iranian Supreme Leader about the agreements signed between Iran and the government of Sindh.
He said that Iran is ready to invest in Pakistan and to work on humanitarian basis in the neighboring Muslim state.
Yahya Ale-Ishaq told the representative of the Iranian Supreme Leader that on his return to Iran he would form a special committee to resolve the problems of Pakistani traders.