Islamabad: Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Wednesday expressed the hope that upcoming visit of Iranian Minister of Economy and Finance, in the second week of December, will help enhance economic cooperation between the two countries.
During a meeting with Ambassador of Iran, Ali Reza Haghighian, who called on him here, Dar said Pakistan will welcome any suggestion and proposal from the Iranian side to enhance bilateral trade and economic relations.
Any pending issue which needs resolution will be handled on priority, he added.
The Minister also said that he was positive about success of the Joint Economic Commission (JEC) as leadership of both the countries was serious in resolving issues and taking steps for better cooperation.
We would like to support Iran on International fora in a bid that there is greater interaction between the international community and the brotherly Islamic country. This could go a long way in facilitating energy imports by the energy crunched world?, he added.
Meanwhile the Finance Minister has called a meeting of all relevant ministries and departments on Saturday to prepare for the upcoming visit of the Iranian Finance Minister.
On the occasion the ambassador discussed the upcoming visit of the Iranian Minister.
The meeting was also attended by Secretary Economic Affairs Division, Saleem Sethi, Advisor Finance Division, Rana Assad Amin and SA to Finance Minister, Shahid Mehmood Khan.