Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian held a phone call with his Pakistani counterpart Balawal Bhutto Zardar and discussed various issues of mutual interests and agreed to further expand bilateral ties.
During the talks, both the officials explored avenues for bolstering and strengthening of bilateral relations in various fields while Abdollahian also congratulated Zardair for his appointment to the top post.
Abdollahian told Zardari that Iran hopes to see expansion of ties between the neighboring countries more than ever before during Zardari’s tenure in the Foreign Ministry of Pakistan.
In his part, Zardar pointed out our historical and cultural ties between the two countries and expressed Pakistan’s strong determination to further expand bilateral relations with Iran.
Pakistan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif had earlier also called for expansion of mutual cooperation between Iran and Pakistan, and Sharif hoped that his government would be able to establish closer relations with Tehran.
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