Pakistan taking measures to improve trade with Iran: Miftah

The current trade volume between the two countries was not at the optimal level, the Finance Minister said.

Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Pakistan,Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini calls on Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Miftah Ismail at Finance Division

ISLAMABAD, Jul 6 (APP):Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue, Miftah Ismail said here Wednesday that Pakistan was committed to take all possible measures for resolving the bottlenecks for significantly augmenting the bilateral trade volume with Iran.

The minister was talking to Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Pakistan, Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini who called on him, according to press statement issued by the finance ministry.

Miftah said, the current trade volume between the two countries was not at the optimal level, the statement added.

He also highlighted deep rooted cordial and fraternal relations between Pakistan and Iran based on centuries old religious and cultural affinities. Miftah emphasized that Pakistan always highly values its brotherly relations with its neighboring country.

On the occasion, the Iranian Ambassador appreciated government’s economic policies and said that the two countries had great potential for extensive collaboration in the fields of energy, trade and other areas.

Both the dignitaries expressed their satisfaction on mutual bilateral relations and showed keen intention for enhancing collaboration in various areas of common interest.