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Pakistani PM to visit Iran in May
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c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_02_NA2(17).jpgTEHRAN - Iranian Ambassador to Islamabad Alireza Haqiqian has stated that Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will make a trip to Iran in May for talks on expansion of bilateral relations, reports said on Friday.
He said the Iran-Pakistan relations is on the rise, referring to the recent joint naval drill in the Persian Gulf, the security cooperation agreement concluded in Iran’s Parliament last week and the Pakistani prime minister’s upcoming trip to Iran.
Ambassador Haqiqian added the 19th joint economic committee of the two countries will be held in May or June.
He announced that both countries’ officials cooperate in investigating the fate of Jamshid Danaeefar, one of the five Iranian border guards who were abducted by the Jaish al-Adl terrorist group in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan in early February.
Four of the border guards were released in April. The group claimed Danaeefar was executed.
Haqiqian said that the case is under serious investigation.

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