*TEHRAN: Pakistan and Iran on Monday agreed to hold a ‘High Border Commission’ meeting next month in Islamabad.*
A joint statement was issued after Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday concluded a two-day official visit to Iran . This was Mr. Khan’s first visit to the neighbouring country since he assumed office in August 2018.
Both the sides agreed on signing of declaration for cooperation in healthcare sector. Pakistan also welcomed the initiation of the process for release of a number of Pakistani prisoners by Iran and their repatriation to Pakistan.
In Tehran, PM Khan held one-on-one and delegation-level talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and called on the Iranian Supreme Leader Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
Both Pakistan and Iran also agreed to join hands for promoting efforts for peace in Afghanistan through an Afghan-owned and Afghan-led solution and evolving a broader regional consensus in this regard.