Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini called on Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif in Islamabad on Wednesday. 

The Defence Minister said Pakistan and Iran enjoy cordial and fraternal ties nourished by centuries old religious and cultural affinities.

He stated that Pakistan is grateful for Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei’s strong and unwavering support for the just struggle of the people of Jammu & Kashmir.

Underlining the importance of Joint Border commission, the Minister said that Pakistan has taken all necessary measures in domain of border management and joint efforts.

He highlighted the importance of regional cooperation to achieve peace in Afghanistan which is inevitable for peace in the region.

On the occasion, the Iranian Ambassador appreciated Pakistan’s defence capabilities and said the two countries have potential for extensive collaboration in the field of defence and energy cooperation.

Both sides expressed satisfaction over the existing level of bilateral cooperation and committed to further it in areas of common interest, enhancing security, counter terrorism and regional economic connectivity.

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