ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Iranian Foreign Minister Muhammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to arrive in Islamabad on Thursday and during his visit, he will brief the Pakistani leaders on Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear issue.
In a statement, the Foreign Office Spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said that during his stay in Islamabad, the Iranian foreign minister will call on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and hold bilateral talks with the Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz.
“The two sides will exchange views on further enhancing of bilateral relations and regional and international issue of mutual interest,” the spokesman said.
Javad Zarif and Sartaj Aziz will also hold a joint press conference in Islamabad.
The Iranian foreign minister will also meet the Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq and the Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani.
It will be the first visit by an Iranian high level official to Pakistan since the world major powers and the Islamic Republic of Iran reached the historic nuclear deal in July under which Tehran will be granted sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program.
“The Foreign Minister will brief Pakistan side on Joint Comprehensive Programme of Action on nuclear issue of Iran, which was agreed in Vienna on 14 July 2015,” Qazi Khalilullah said.
On July 14, Iran and the six major world powers including China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, United States and Germany finalized the text of the nuclear agreement dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in the the Austrian Capital of Vienna.
Under the nuclear agreement, limits will be put on Iran’s nuclear activities in exchange for the removal of all economic and financial bans against the Islamic Republic among other things.