Iran, Pakistan sign 9 MoUs on expansion of ties

Iran, Pakistan sign 9 MoUs on expansion of ties

Iran and Pakistan have signed nine memorandums of understanding to promote cooperation between the two countries.

According to Press TV, the documents were signed during a meeting between Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Tehran on Sunday.

According to the MoU, the two sides agreed to set up a joint committee on border issues. They also agreed to boost cooperation in their fight against terrorism, drugs smuggling and money laundering.

During the meeting, Jahangiri urged Islamabad to fulfill its commitments regarding the multi-billion-dollar gas pipeline, projected to carry natural gas from Iran to Pakistan.

Sharif, for his part, highlighted the significance of the project and said his country welcomes multilateral cooperation in oil and gas sectors.

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