Iranian Consul General Muhammad Raza Nazri called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office on Friday. Various matters of mutual interest came under discussion to further promote bilateral cooperation in different sectors.
The chief minister said Pakistan and Iran enjoy deep-rooted brotherly relations, adding that both the countries should further expand these relations. In this regard, exchange of delegations was also imperative, he added. In fact, it was a need of the hour that brotherly relations are further promoted, he added.
The bilateral relations could be further strengthened by promoting tourism whereas cultural relations between the two countries could also be moved forward by working jointly, the chief minister said. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was taking steps for the welfare and betterment of people, he added.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 12th, 2019.