ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Iran have signed six agreements and Memorandum of Understanding for strengthening bilateral cooperation in different fields.
These were signed after formal talks between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Islamabad on Friday. The two leaders also witnessed the signing ceremony.
The two countries signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Five-Year Strategic Trade Cooperation Plan. Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Raza Nematzadeh signed the document.
Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif signed an MoU for cooperation between Foreign Service Academy of Pakistan and School of International Relations of Iran.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Iranian Interior Minister Abdul Reza Rahmani Fazli signed an MoU on cooperation and Information Exchange between SECP and Central Insurance of Iran.
The two countries also signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Health, Research, Training, Medicine and Medical Technology. It was signed by Minister of State for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar from Pakistan side and Minister for Healthy of Iran Dr. Sayyed Hassan Hashemi.
Two other MoUs signed by both the sides included cooperation between the Institute for Political and International Studies of Iran and Karachi Council of Foreign Relations, and Cooperation between Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industries and Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture of Iran. NNI