Federal Minister Rana Tanvir meets with Iranian Vice President Eshagh Jehangiri

Tehran, January 19, 2018 (PPI-OT):Rana Tanveer Hussain Federal Minister for Defence Production, Science and Technology who visited Iran met Vice President of Iran H.E Mr. Eshagh Jehangiri. Mr. Eshagh Jehangiri announced his country’s readiness to enhance relations with Pakistan in all fronts, adding “nobody can disturb the existing good relations.” Mr. Jehangiri said Iran and Pakistan have a lot of capacities in the defense industry, emphasizing that Iran and Pakistan should resolve bilateral issues quickly and move towards the development of relations.

Mr. Jehangiri said that “Iran sees no restrictions on the development of defense and military cooperation with Pakistan, and the visit made by high ranking military officials of the two countries in recent years has indicated a determination to enhance the level of such cooperation.” Referring to talks with Iran defense minister, Pakistan’s Minister for Defense Production and Science and Technology, for his part, said “in those talks, a mechanism was developed for the development of joint cooperation in the defense and science and technology sectors, and I hope that we will see an increase in the level of cooperation between the two countries in different sectors.”

Rana Tanveer described the Islamic Republic of Iran as a brotherly and friend country for Pakistan, pointing out the great commonality between the two nations, adding “Iran and Pakistan share a lot of cultural and religious affiliations, and geographically have a long shared border.”

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