Lahore: Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said that there is a need of changing the deep brotherly ties between Pakistan and Iran into useful economic relations. He said that both the countries will have to take steps for the promotion of economic and trade contacts. He said that a modern slaughter house is being run successfully with the cooperation of Iran. The Chief Minister said that more projects like slaughter house can be launched through promotion of partnership in agriculture, industry and trade sectors. He said that it is high time to promote economic relations between Pakistan, Iran and Turkey.
He expressed these views while talking to a delegation led by Chairman of National Security and Foreign Committee of Iranian Majlis-e-Shura Alaeddin Broujerdy, here today. Besides members of Iranian delegation, Senator Pervaiz Rashid, Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan, Vice Chairman Punjab Investment Board and concerned officials were present on the occasion. Matters of mutual interest and promotion of Pak-Iran economic relations were discussed during the meeting.
Chairman of National Security and Foreign Committee of Iranian Majlis-e-Shura Alaeddin Broujerdy, while expressing his views on this occasion, said that there is a need of taking practical steps by Pakistan and Iran in economic field. He said that Iran is making investment for gas pipeline. He said that Iran wants to provide electricity to Pakistan as the role of Pakistan is very important in the region.