PM Abbasi reaffirms Pakistan’s desire to enhance economic cooperation with Iran

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to enhance mutually beneficial economic cooperation with Iran including bilateral trade, investments and commercial interaction.
He was talking to Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif who called on him in Islamabad on Monday.
The Prime Minister said in order to meet the bilateral trade target of five billion dollar by 2021, the two sides should work together in all earnest.
He emphasized the need to deepen connectivity to harness benefits from regional economic integration. He expressed his commitment to work to resolve the issues in implementation of Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project including the financing of pipeline infrastructure and the scope of snap back clause.