Islamabad, 18 June 2023(TDI): The Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, Asad M. Khan, received an appointment by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Hossein Amirabdollahian on his visit to Tehran for bilateral consultation.

The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the matter of mutual interests and also convey greetings from the Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari.

The discussions focused on the commitment of both nations to further enhance their bilateral ties and explore ways for cooperation.


The Foreign Secretary also delivered warm greetings from Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, which underlines Pakistan’s eagerness to build strong ties with Iran. These exchanges of greetings reflect the positive relationships between the two countries.

This meeting underscores the significance of the continuous engagement between Pakistan and Iran to counter the common challenges. Both sides recall their commitments of mutual interests.

This meeting creates the framework for future interaction and collaboration that promotes both countries common goals.

The Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, Asad M. Khan, also engaged in highly productive and wide-range discussions with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Muhammad Bagheri Kani during the 12th bilateral consultation held between the two nations.

Both sides conducted a comprehensive review of their entire scale of relation. And also conduct a mutual agreement to further deepen collaboration in various areas.

The purpose of this discussion was to focus on bilateral trade, energy collaboration, transport connectivity, cultural exchange, and educational ties.

This environment shared a commitment to developing bilateral relations through mutual respect and interests.

Both parties expressed their views on enhancing trade relations by exploring opportunities to increase investment.

By recognizing the potential in the energy sector, they agreed to foster collaboration in the areas such as oil, gas, and renewable energy sources.

These efforts will be made to improve the connectivity between the two nations by facilitating the movement of goods, services, and people.

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The officials highlighted the importance of people-to-people contact, encouraged exchange programs, and held a cultural event that has historically connected Pakistan and Iran.

Collaboration in the field of education also paves the way toward a bilateral relationship through the exchange of students and scholars that fosters intellectual growth.

The 12th bilateral consultation outcomes are the fruitful discussions that expected a way forward for stronger and more prosperous relations between Pakistan and Iran.