Pakistan wants great economic engagement with Iran: Asad Umar

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Finance Asad Umar has said that Pakistan wants great economic engagement with Iran, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) news agency reported.

In a meeting with the Managing Director of Iran Foreign Investment Company (IFIC) Hassan Abghari in Islamabad on Friday, the finance minister assured him of Pakistan’s support to facilitate the bilateral trade.

During the meeting, the two sides reiterated their desire to enhance bilateral trade which would greatly benefit the two neighboring Countries.

Asad Umar said that there is a tremendous potential of improving economic cooperation and both Countries are required to capitalize on the existing opportunities in the area of bilateral trade.

The minister also apprised the managing director IFIC about the initiatives being taken by Pakistan for the benefit of the border community. He said that the government has directed the relevant quarters to take measures for facilitation of the border trade which will be beneficial for both sides.

The meeting agreed to address the obstacles being faced by the two Countries in the area of trade.

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