Regional projects termed golden opportunity to enhance Tehran-Islamabad ties: Experts July 16, 2020

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Regional projects termed golden opportunity to enhance Tehran-Islamabad ties: Experts July 16, 2020

ISLAMABAD-Prominent diplomats, experts and intellectuals from Pakistan and Iran while emphasizing the importance of Islamabad-Tehran close ties, have said that regional connectivity projects like Iran-China Comprehensive Strategic Plan and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would provide a golden opportunity to further expand bilateral cooperation between the two countries and the region.

Speaking at a webinar, titled "Iran and Pakistan, and South Asia under the pandemic", they discussed various issues such as bilateral relations, cooperation between the two countries in Afghanistan, and the US approach towards Iran-Pakistan cooperation.

These experts said that both Iran and Pakistan are victims of terrorism, and this challenge persuades the two neighboring countries to strengthen their cooperation and develop and implement a joint roadmap to meet common challenges.

Referring to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Iran-China Comprehensive Strategic Plan, these experts said that putting these plans together can open a new window of cooperation for the two neighboring countries and the region.

The speakers said that sustainable security on Pakistan-Iran joint border would bring prosperity and development in the region.