ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance and Income Shaukat Tarin has expressed eager curiosity in deepening bilateral relations with Iraq, significantly enhancing cooperation in oil and gasoline sectors, apart from boosting the quantum of commerce between the 2 counties.
The adviser was speaking to Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Pakistan, Hamid Abbas Lafta, who known as on him, an announcement issued by the Finance Ministry stated.
Particular Consultant to the PM on Spiritual Concord/Center East Maulana Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi was additionally current in the course of the assembly.
Extending a heat welcome to the ambassador, Tarin stated that Pakistan and Iraq get pleasure from brotherly relations based mostly on robust foundations of frequent historical past, faith and cultural values.
The ambassador highlighted deep historic relations between each nations and stated that Iraq was among the many first nations to recognise Pakistan.
He additionally expressed need to strengthen financial and enterprise cooperation between the 2 nations.
Each the dignitaries additionally mentioned varied points of fraternal relations between the 2 nations and expressed their satisfaction over the most recent developments within the bilateral relationship.
Additionally they pledged to additional cement the mutual relationship and strengthen bilateral cooperation in varied fields, the assertion added.