Web Desk: The official Press release of the meeting today between Nasser Khan Janjua who met the Iranian heads of Strategic Council today stated as follows:
An Iranian delegation headed by Mr. Kamal Kharrazi, Head of Strategic Council on Foreign Relations called on National Security Adviser Lt. (R) General Nasser Khan Janjua this afternoon. Mr. Kamal Kharrazi acts as a think tank for the supreme leader and President of Iran. Besides promotion of bilateral relations, they had deliberate discussion on matters pertaining to regional security situation and more so for the collective vision of relationship between Iran and Pakistan.
NSA warmly welcomed the guests and said that “Iran is a fraternal neighbouring country with blessing of common faith, history and culture. Our co-location is divine and full of potentials. Our geography and our geo-strategic location is our biggest asset and our essence of progression. Collectively, we can connect Asia with other regions and the world and that is where the vision of our relationship resides. We have every reason to be together” he said.
He also applauded the efforts of the leadership of both the countries for setting up common objectives and goals for the improvement of bilateral relations and commented that such like visits would be very beneficial in this regard. Mr. Kamal said that we both need to work together and translate our challenges into opportunities.
He expressed strong desire of Iranian government to connect Iranian communication networks with Pakistan. In term of security situation, he highlighted the fact that Pakistan and Iran were facing common challenges due to prolonged instability in Afghanistan. Both sides appreciated peace offer made by Afghan President Mr. Ashraf Ghani.
The warring sides should make use of the offer to seek an enduring peace for Afghanistan.
We all need to work together for the stability of Afghanistan. Both sides expressed satisfaction over the upward trajectory of bilateral relations and reiterated their resolve to take it further by improving cooperation.