Outgoing Iranian envoy meets NA Speaker


ISLAMABAD, NOV 26 (DNA) – outgoing Ambassador of Iran Mehdi Honardoost paid a farewell call on with Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaisar at Parliament House.

The Speaker appreciated the services of out-going Ambassador for strengthening the harmonious relations between brotherly countries.

He said that Pakistan and Iran are tied with strong bond of religious, cultural and neighborly relations and Pakistan values its ties with Iran. He said that both the countries have similar perceptions and views on important regional and international issues.

He appreciated Iranian government support for the cause of Kashmir as Kashmiries are being suppressed under the brutalities of Indians and this issue has become a flash point for the peace of the region.

He expressed his dismay over the desecration of the Holy Quran and stressed on the need for mutual cooperation among all Islamic countries to confront this kind of Islam-phobiac hatred. He also stressed on the need for regular interaction between the parliamentarians of the both countries.
The out-going Iranian Ambassador thanked the Speaker for his kind remarks and expressed his feeling that the treasure of the good memories he has with this nation will remain with him forever.

He appreciated the efforts of the Pakistani government to maintain peace in the region. He said that both nations are now closer than ever due to mutual efforts on behalf of both states.=DNA