Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said it has arrested those responsible for killing three members of its elite force in southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province near the Pakistani border last month.
Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Seyyed Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said his country does not consider Chabahar and Gwadar ports as competitors, and asserted that linking the two ports will bring regional prosperity and boost bilateral trade between the two countries.
In a meeting between Ambassador of Pakistan to Iran H.E. Rahim Hayat Qureshi and the head of the Academy of Persian Language and Literature Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel, the expansion of cultural ties was highlighted.
Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan said in a press conference on World Tourism Day that the tourism sector provides impetus to economic development in rural areas, which is in dire need of economic activity. Tourism not only helps in empowerment of rural communities by generating employment and boosting trade, but also enables communities to protect their heritage and allows other people to experience their incredible cultures and traditions.
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A senior Qatari official said Doha will not follow in the footsteps of neighboring Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to normalize relations with Israel, emphasizing that Doha will not take such a measure as long as the Palestinian issue is unresolved.
Pakistan’s cabinet, led by Prime Minister Imran Khan, has approved setting up a shipping line with Iran, and some other states, as part of cooperation with Iran, a step heralding bright prospects for the two neighboring countries in the maritime sector.
Ambassador of China to Pakistan said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is an opportunity for regional connectivity and cooperation, adding that the Islamic Republic of Iran is most welcome to join the project.