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Pakistan committed to work closely with Iran in border management: Sheikh Rashid

January 5, 2021 | | Share:

Islamabad, January 05, 2021 (PPI-OT): Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed says Pakistan is committed to work closely with Iran in border management and fight against drug trafficking. He was talking to Iran’s Chief of Anti-Narcotics Police Brigadier-General Majid Karimi, who called on him along with Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Seyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini in Islamabad.

Sheikh Rashid said Pakistan has a history of close and fraternal relations with Iran and it is ready to further extend the existing ties in all sectors beneficial for both countries. Majid Karimi said Iran is willing to expand cooperation with Pakistan especially during the situation of pursuit and conflict with smugglers and terrorists. He welcomed Pakistan’s move to fence its common border with Iran and considered it effective in the fight against drug trafficking and other crimes.

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Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
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