DN Monitoring Desk
TEHRAN: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser yesterday said that Pakistan attaches immense importance to its fraternal relations with Iran and wants to further cement the existing relations through enhanced parliamentary cooperation.
Talking to Speaker of Islamic Consultative Assembly of of Iran, Dr. Ali Larijani, who met him during the sideline meeting of the 2ndSpeakers’ Conference held in Tehran, Asad Qaiser said both Pakistan and Iran were intertwined in bonds of religion, history, culture and their goals while the two countries’ friends and enemies are also the same.
The NA speaker said that strong Pak-Iran relations were imperative for peace, security and prosperity in the region.
Stressing the need for enhance parliamentary relations between both the countries, Qaiser said that regular interaction between the parliamentarians of both countries could play an important role for promoting unity and stability in the region.
He underlined the need for further enhancing cooperation between both the countries in diverse fields for mutual benefits. Urging the need for unity among the Muslim World, NA Speaker said that the unity among the Muslim countries was necessary to confront the challenges being faced by Ummah.
Asad Qaiser also expressed the hope that the 2nd Speaker Conference will play an instrumental role to promote connectivity amongst the members states and address the challenge of terrorism which is a constant threat to peace and security of the region.
The Speaker of Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran, Dr. Ali Larijani has said that his country also considered Pakistan as one of its brothers and wants to further strengthen the existing bilateral relations through enhancing cooperation in diverse fields.
He said that ties between Pakistan and Iran were unbreakable and both the nations have always stood with each other in difficult conditions.