PM pins hopes on Rouhani’s visit for closer economic cooperation

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed the hope that the upcoming visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will help revitalise bilateral ties.

“I am looking forward to welcoming President Rouhani later this week. The visit will be a great opportunity for us to review the whole range of bilateral relations and further strengthen brotherly ties,” Mr Sharif said, while talking to Iranian Ambassador Mehdi Honardoost, who met him ahead of the president’s trip, here on Monday. Mr Rouhani will visit Islamabad from March 25 to 26.