Pakistan reminded Iran on Wednesday that it is committed to reviving the Pak-Iran Gas Pipeline project because of its energy cooperation potential.
On Wednesday, Commerce Minister Syed Naveed Qamar met with Majlis Commission of National Security and Foreign Policy Chairman Vahid Jalalzadeh.
The Commerce Minister underlined the need of accelerating the gas pipeline project because it has great potential for energy cooperation between the two countries. He promised to overcome hurdles and complete the pipeline, which would benefit both nations.
Both nations committed to explore new aviation and economic collaborations during the summit. They stressed economic links and connectivity.
Chairman Jalalzadeh suggested direct flights between Iran and Pakistan to boost travel and business.
Naveed Qamar appreciated the importance of this plan and supported direct flights to increase trade and people-to-people exchanges.
Chairman Jalalzadeh encouraged action to boost trade volume to multi-billion dollars, calling the present $2 billion insufficient.
Federal Minister for Commerce reiterated the significance of developing new border markets and implementing a barter trading system to increase commercial exchange. He anticipated these steps would boost Iran-Pakistan trade.
Chairman Jalalzadeh invited the Commerce Minister to Iran to strengthen mutual ties.
The group also reviewed the 18th’s Pasheen Border inauguration, one of six. Pakistan’s prime minister and Iran’s president will launch this border crossing, which will boost trade and connectivity.
This border opening is expected to improve trade and economic cooperation.
Vahid Jalalzadeh and Syed Naveed Qamar’s talks showed Iran and Pakistan’s commitment to aviation and commercial cooperation.