Pakistan, Iran resolve to continue efforts for regional peace
NEW YORK: Pakistan and Iran on Saturday reiterated their resolve to continue efforts for regional peace and stability.
The agreement came during a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York.
Matters of mutual interest, bilateral ties, regional issues and other matters came under discussion in the meeting. Both the leaders agreed to continue mutual consultation for regional peace and stability.
Earlier on September 24, Prime Minister Imran Khan had met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of UNGA session in New York and discussed matters related to bilateral relations and regional development.
According to a press release issued by the PM Office, Prime Minister Imran Khan had underscored Pakistan’s desire to further strengthen good neighbourly relations with Iran and build mutually beneficial cooperation in diverse areas.
The prime minister had thanked the Iranian leadership especially Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for expressing unequivocal support for the Kashmiri people and their legitimate rights.