ISLAMABAD:Iran and Pakistan have deep religious and cultural ties which should be transformed into strong economic cooperation to the benefit of the two nations.
This was stated by the Iranian Foreign Minister Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif while addressing business community of Karachi.
He said that there existed huge potential of trade and investment on both the sides, which needed to be efficiently exploited. He said that both the Iranian and Pakistani Iranian and Pakistani governments would have to sit together for removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers.
Dr Zarif said that both Iran and Pakistan could partner in many sectors like energy, science and technology, infrastructure, chemicals and human resources development. APP/AFP