TEHRAN - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stressed that Tehran sees no restriction or impediment to the further expansion of its relations and cooperation with Islamabad.

Speaking at a meeting with Pakistani Minister of National Regulations and Services Firdous Ashiq Awan in Tehran on Sunday, Ahmadinejad said that the relations between Iran and Pakistan are growing fast in different fields and at different levels, reported Fars News Agency.

“There is no restriction or impediment to the further bolstering of cooperation between the two countries,” Ahmadinejad said, and urged both states’ officials to take effective steps to further deepen and improve mutual cooperation.

According to IRNA news agency,  Ahmadinejad said the two sides’ relations are now developing fast and there is no barrier to this end. Grounds are prepared for expansion of mutual relations and cooperation in the fields of culture and women’s affairs particularly women’s healthcare, he said. Pakistan has a powerful nation which resists all problems and difficulties, he said.

During the meeting, Firdous said that the two countries are highly motivated to boost mutual cooperation, and expressed the hope that Iran-Pakistan ties would become a role-model for other regional states.

She hoped to witness further expansion of relations and cooperation between the two countries in order to make them an exemplary model for other nations.

The government and people of Pakistan call for broadening of ties with Iran, she said, adding that they not only defend their rights but also care about the legitimate rights of all Muslims.

A trilateral meeting between Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan had a clear message for those seeking to sow seeds of discords among countries of the region, she said.

Despite of all pressures and limitations imposed by foreigners, the two sides can overcome all difficulties and expand all out relations, she said.

She also called for utilization of Iran’s valuable expertise and services assets in various fields such as health and medical treatment.