Saturday, January 28, 2023

Iran-Pakistan Relations

Iran pursuing border diplomacy with Pakistan, Afghanistan: Interior minister

The Iranian interior minister highlights the strategic significance of the country’s southeastern frontiers, saying the Tehran administration is pursuing an agenda to promote border diplomacy with neighboring Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Iran military chief discusses defense ties with new Pakistani counterpart

Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the chief of staff of Iran’s Armed Forces, has congratulated General Asim Munir on his appointment as Pakistan’s chief of Army Staff.

Iran calls for cooperation with Pakistan over Afghanistan

The Iranian foreign minister has called for joint cooperation with Pakistan to deal with the Afghanistan affairs specially the Afghan refugees plight.

Iran’s Raisi holds separate meetings with SCO leaders ahead of summit

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi hold separate meetings with leaders of the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, who are gathering in the Uzbek city of Samarkand for an annual summit.

President Raisi says Iran ready to help flood-stricken Pakistan

In a phone talk with Pakistan's Prime Minister, Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi announced Tehran’s readiness to provide the flood-hit country with relief aid.

Pakistani official says Islamabad and Tehran close to signing free trade agreement

Iran and Pakistan are expected to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) within the next six months, a senior Pakistani government official has said.

Iran’s roads minister in Pakistan for economic meeting

Iran’s minister of roads and urban development says the Islamic Republic and Pakistan are set to remove obstacles to expand their bilateral trade ties.

Tehran slams Pakistan’s claims: Iran has safest airspace in region

The head of Iran’s Airports Company has dismissed as “wrong” and “strange” Pakistan’s claim that two of its passenger planes had a high altitude near-miss in Iranian airspace due to “human error” by Iran’s air traffic controllers.

Raisi: Iran sees no limits to further expansion of ties with Pakistan

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi calls for the further expansion of relations with Pakistan, especially in the economic field, saying the Islamic Republic sees no limits to broader cooperation with its eastern neighbor.

Pakistani FM: Nation should learn from Iran how to cope with sanctions

Pakistani Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has hailed Iran’s resistance against problems and its push to advance its economic objectives, saying Pakistan should learn from Iran how to counter the sanctions.

Raisi: Strengthening ties with Pakistan to boost regional security

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has told Pakistani Foreign Minister that strengthening relations between Iran and Pakistan will boost regional economy and security.

Amir Abdollahian congratulates Zardari on appointment as Pakistan new FM

In a phone conversation with his Pakistani counterpart Balawal Bhutto Zardari, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian congratulated him on his appointment as the new top diplomat of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and wished him success.

Pakistani PM invites Iranian President to visit Islamabad

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has thanked Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi for his message of congratulation on his election as the Pakistani premier, and has invited Raisi to visit Islamabad.

Pakistan general: No communication gap between Iran, Pakistan militaries

The head of Pakistan’s Southern Command, Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali, has said there is absolutely no communication gap between the armed forces of Iran and Pakistan, particularly between the border guards.

Iran president congratulates election of Shehbaz Sharif as Pakistan PM

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, in a message, has congratulated election of Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif as Pakistan’s new Prime Minister.

Pakistan new PM outlines foreign policy regarding neighbors

Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has outlined his administration’s plans in regard to ties with neighbors and regional countries, voicing support for the expansion of relations with Iran and calling for sending aid to Afghanistan.

Iran, Pakistan FMs: depriving of girls from education frustrating

The foreign ministers of Iran and Pakistan have described as frustrating the deprivation of Afghan girls from education.

Iranian interior minister condemns terror attack in Pakistani mosque

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has in a message offered condolences to his Pakistani counterpart and families of the victims over the death of a number of people in Friday’s terrorist attack at a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Iran condemns bomb blast in Pakistan Shia mosque

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the deadly bomb blast in a Shia mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.

Iran, Pakistan air force chiefs hold talks

Iranian Air Force Commander Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi has held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar in Islamabad.

Pakistan OKs legal mechanism to facilitate barter trade with Iran

Pakistan’s economic authorities have approved a legal mechanism designed to facilitate barter trade with Iran in new step in the direction of expanding commercial ties between the two neighbors.

Iran minister calls for development of border markets with Pakistan

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has said improving conditions in Mirjaveh border market of Sistan and Baluchestan on the border with Pakistan, must be on the agenda of provincial officials.

Pakistani PM calls for expansion of ties with Iran

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi has held talks with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan over bilateral ties and issues of mutual interest.

Iranian interior minister in Pakistan for talks

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi is visiting Pakistan at the invitation of his Pakistani counterpart.

Iran interior minister calls for development of border markets with Pakistan

Iran’s Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi says necessary capacities exist to strengthen cooperation, especially economic exchanges between Iran and Pakistan.

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