Pak-Iran Ties in Telecom Sector Economically Beneficial

Adviser to Prime Minister on Information Technology, Sardar Muhammad Latif Khan Khosa has said that Pak-Iran co-operation in telecom sector can bring economic development. Terrestrial optical fiber connectivity between both the countries will be economically beneficial for the two nations and subsequently will promote peace in the region.

The adviser expressed these views while talking to Iranian Ambassador Mashallah Shakeri, based in Pakistan, who called on him here on Thursday. He said Pakistan and Iran, two brotherly Islamic countries have an excellent history and are enjoying close brotherly relations, which would strengthen in the days to come, adding the fibre line can be laid along with the gas pipeline to save time and expenditures.

He mentioned the great potential of bilateral co-operation in the fields of information technology, natural resources and energy and called for the closer interaction between the private sectors of the two countries to utilise the great trade and business potential to further increase the volume.

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