EghtesadOnline: The top Pakistani diplomat’s visit to Iran on Monday was solely focused on deescalating tensions between Tehran and Washington, an expert on South Asia said.
EghtesadOnline: Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi appreciated Iran's preference for de-escalation of tensions in the region following a surge in violent action over the past week, which raised the specter of an all-out war.
EghtesadOnline: A Pakistani court sentenced on Tuesday former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to death on charges of high treason and subverting the constitution, government officials said.
EghtesadOnline: To speed up better rail links with Iran and for the revival of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) train service Pakistan railways has prepared a feasibility report of the ML-3 project, local media reported.
EghtesadOnline: Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi conferred on Tuesday with visiting Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on ways to develop bilateral military cooperation to bring about security to common borders.
EghtesadOnline: In recent years, Tehran and Islamabad have witnessed high level exchanges from top military officials and the recent visit of Pakistan Army Chief to Iran demonstrates the commitment of the two sides to consolidate defense ties through active diplomacy.
EghtesadOnline: Pakistan has conducted training launch of surface to surface ballistic missile Shaheen-1, a day after India conducted first night trial of Agni-II missile, which could prompt new arms race in region.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture plans to send a business delegation headed by the chamber’s president, Gholamreza Shafei, to Karachi in Pakistan.
EghtesadOnline: There is ample potential for boosting economic and trade relations between Iran and Pakistan in diverse fields, but there also are hurdles, said the consul general of Iran in Karachi, Ahmad Mohammadi.
EghtesadOnline: Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi announced that Saudi Arabia had positively responded to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative for defusing tensions in the Persian Gulf region by agreeing to give peace a chance.