Iran's President Rouhani will soon visit Pakistan

06:03 PM | 9 Dec, 2015
Iran's President Rouhani will soon visit Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (Online) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani will soon visit Pakistan, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zareef told Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of Heart of Asia moot in Pakistani capital.

The foreign minister lauded Pakistan for hosting Heart of Asia Conference to ensure peace and stability in the region.

He said Iran is determined to work with Afghanistan and Pakistan to eliminate extremism and terrorism from the region.

"We hope that all obstacles in the way of economic cooperation between the two countries will be removed after lifting of sanctions," said Mr Zareef.

PM Nawaz said Iran and Pakistan have historical bonds which will become stronger in the future.