Iranian delegation for resumption of ferry service with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Jul 4 (APP):Iranian delegation headed by Minister for Industry, Mines and Trade Reza Rahmani Thursday expressed its resolve for resumption of ferry service and readiness for the signing of the related agreements.

Talking to Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Zaidi, the delegation comprising Deputy Minister for Agriculture Yazdan Seif and Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost, showed the resolve for resumption of the ferry service saying the rail and road alone was not sufficient for the transit of trade potential present between the two countries and the sea route is the only feasible route as far as the economical transit is concerned.

Iranian minister said sea routes should be established and trade barriers should be removed for maximum benefit of the both countries. The trade potential between the two countries is enormous and has an unquestionable capability for the improvement of ties. Pakistani products are Iran’s priority and we intend to cater our needs from Pakistan, said Reza Rahmani.