On the sidelines of 18th Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Baku on Friday, President Arif Alvi met Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

President Alvi said that Pakistan considers Iran as an important country as both countries share more than 900 km border. He said that both the countries need to fully utilize the trade potential to further enhance bilateral economic relations.

“A strong people-to-people contact has further strengthened the bond of friendship between the two countries”

President Arif Alvi said while meeting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

President Arif Alvi told Iranian president about the continuous lockdown and grave human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir and also thanked the Iranian leadership for its continued commitment and support towards oppressed people of occupied Kashmir.