President Hassan Rouhani and visiting Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif discussed issues of mutual interests in a meeting held on Sunday at the Cultural Historical Complex of Saadabad in northern Tehran.
The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Pakistan, Alireza Haghighian Wednesday met with Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pervaiz Khattak, and invited him to visit Iran and explore cooperation in various fields.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and his Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari attended the groundbreaking of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project on Monday, where both leaders stressed that the pipeline would guarantee security of both countries and the region.
Chairman of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi called on the UN Security Council to hold an extraordinary session to study and adopt a proper reaction to the ongoing massacre of the Shiite community in Pakistan.
Thousands of Iranian seminary students and teachers staged a protest gathering in the grand mosque of the holy city of Qom on Saturday to strongly condemn the recent bomb attacks and killings of the Pakistani Shiite community
A senior Pakistani official said both his country's government and army are in consensus over the necessity of broadening and consolidating ties with Iran, adding that close relations with Iran help Islamabad escape foreign pressures.