ISLAMABAD   -  Prime Minister Imran Khan has termed the Pak-Iran border as the border of peace and friendship, and underlined the importance of joint cooperation to address security issues between the two countries.

Talking to Iranian Minister for Interior Dr. Ahmad Vahidi, who called on him here yesterday, the PM expressed satisfaction over the positive momentum in the brotherly relations between the two countries and highlighted the vast potential that exists for enhanced collaboration in diverse fields.

The PM particularly emphasized the importance for close bilateral collaboration to boost trade and regional connectivity. 

He also stressed for early completion and operationalization of the border sustenance markets, for economic uplift of the people living on both sides of the border.

The Prime Minister thanked the Iranian government and the Supreme Leader for steadfast support for the just resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. 

He also expressed satisfaction over the convergence of views regarding a peaceful and stable Afghanistan and underscored the importance of close coordination between the two countries.  

The PM also stressed the need for urgent actions by the international community to prevent humanitarian crisis and economic meltdown in Afghanistan and measures to enhance practical engagement, strengthen stability, and counter terrorism.  

The Prime Minister reiterated his invitation to President Raisi to visit Pakistan at an early date. 

On the occasion, Interior Minister Dr. Ahmad Vahidi conveyed cordial greetings of the Iranian leadership to the Prime Minister and reaffirmed Iran’s desire to strengthen bilateral relations in all aspects