ISLAMABAD : A technical committee, comprising experts from Pakistan and Iran, will soon be constituted for taking up issues pertaining to railways between the two countries.
This was agreed upon during a meeting between Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Hoonardost at Ministry of Railways, according to a press release issued on Tuesday.
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Underlining the importance of the Quetta-Taftan section between Pakistan and Iran, the minister said that its upgradation was imperative for further cementing the brotherly ties between the two countries.
The Iranian ambassador agreed with the minister that mutual cooperation in the railways sector would help augment a new era of friendly relations between the two brotherly countries.
Secretary Railways Board Farrukh Taimur Ghilzai, Director General Planning M Yusuf and Director General Technical Syed Munawar Shah were also present at the meeting.
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