ISLAMABAD

Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Wednesday called a meeting of all relevant ministries and departments on Saturday to prepare for the upcoming visit of the Iranian Finance Minister.

Ambassador of Iran, Ali Reza Haghighian called on Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar. Haghighian discussed with the finance minister the upcoming visit of the Iranian Minister of Economy and Finance, taking place on 8th and 9th of December. Both sides also discussed the tentative agenda of the meetings scheduled during the visit.  

Finance Minister, talking to the Ambassador, said that the visit would help in enhancing economic cooperation between the two countries.  He added that we welcome any suggestion and proposal from the Iranian side to enhance bilateral trade and economic relations. Any pending issue, which needs resolution, will be handled on priority basis, remarked the minister.  Finance minister also said that he was very positive about success of the Joint Economic Commission as leadership of both the countries is serious in resolving issues and taking steps for better cooperation.   “We would like to support Iran on international fora in a bid that there is greater interaction between the international community and the brotherly Islamic country. This could go a long way in facilitating energy imports by the energy crunched world”, added the minister.