Iran, Pakistan speakers discuss mutual cooperation

IRNA – Iranian Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani and Pakistan National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq discussed major regional issues and mutual collaboration in a meeting in Moscow on Sunday.

Larijani and his Pakistani counterpart who are currently in Moscow to attend the International Conference on Fighting Drugs also dealt with issues of security concerns including fighting terrorism and narcotics smuggling as the two major challenges facing the two countries.

Both officials also discussed bolstering cooperation between the two neighboring and friendly states.

Larijani highlighted significance of fighting drug smuggling, stressing the need for international cooperation to counter the evil phenomenon.

He also called for exchanging parliamentary experience during the International Conference on Fighting Drugs slated to open Monday.

The conference has brought together parliament speakers from over 40 countries including Iran.