Top Iranian, Pakistani Officials Discuss Bilateral Cooperation

Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi met his Pakistani counterpart Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed and they discussed relations between the two neighbors and other issues of mutual interest.

State-run agency IRNA reported that Vahidi, who arrived in Islamabad on Monday discussed Iran-Pakistan border management and exchange of prisoners with Rasheed.

Vahidi also went to the Pakistani Army Headquarters in Rawalpindi and met with Pakistan Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and they discussed important issues between the states.

According to the outlet, Vahidi also met with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad, where they stressed the need to strengthen mutual cooperation, especially trade ties.

However, no more information was given during Vahidi’s meeting with top Pakistani civilian and military leadership.

Vahidi, who was accompanied by ambassador of Iran Mohammad Ali Hosseini, Iran’s Border Guards Brigadier General Ahmad Ali Goudarzi and Iranian military attaché Colonel Mostafa Ghanbarpour, had departed back to Tehran from Islamabad on Monday.

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