Iran seeks stronger ties in women affairs with Pakistan, Mexico

October 16, 2017

TEHRAN – The Iranian vice president, Masoumeh Ebtekar, in separate meetings with Pakistani and Mexican officials expressed Iran’s interest to boost mutual ties in women and family affairs.

In a meeting in Tehran on October 14 with Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani, the speaker of the provincial assembly of Pakistan’s Balochistan, Ebtekar said “there are many women in Pakistan who are highly active in social and political arena.”

“Women’s activities in Iran are also developing in social, cultural and political fields,” Mehr quoted Ebtekar as saying.

Referring to religious, historical, cultural and social commonalities between the two nations, she noted that cooperation in issues related to women can further develop.

In another meeting held on October 11, Ebtekar visited the Mexican ambassador to Iran Jose Alfonso Zegbe Camarena, expressing her country’s willingness on developing bilateral ties.

The two sides expressed interest in exchanging experience in women’s educational fields.

NM/MG

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