TEHRAN Dec 10 (Shana)–Iran’s minister of economy said Iran and Pakistan are set on increasing business cooperation.
He pointed to the low level of trade between the two Asian neighbors, and underlined their willingness to increase it to at least 20% year-on-year.
Tayyebnia went to Islamabad at the head of high-ranking economic delegation to attend the 19th Iran-Pakistan Business Council. During their stay, the Iranian delegation met with several Pakistani officials including Pakistani Prime Minister Navaz Sharif.
However, Pakistan as the recipient of Iran’s gas, has not made any serious progress to fulfill its commitments as to finishing its section of the pipeline.
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