ISLAMABAD - Azad Group Lahore Chamber of Commerce Chairman Raja Hassan Akhtar and President Salman Ali said that the visit of President Tehran Chamber of Commerce would bring the two countries closer to each other through bilateral trade and mutual contacts.
In a joint statement issued here on Monday, they said Pakistan wanted friendly relations with all countries including India, Afghanistan and Iran. “Azad Group Lahore Chamber of Commerce welcomes Iranian trade delegation with the bottom of heart”. Azad Group Secretary General Mian Shabbir, Senior Vice Chairman Muhammad Yasin, Mian Nawaz, Mian Imran Asghar, Manzoor Butt, Idrees Tabassum and other leaders urged the government to stop forthwith the smuggling going on at Iran-Pakistan border and legalize this illegal trade.
They also stressed upon issuance of visa through simple means that will boost up confidence of traders of both countries. “There is a large market for Pakistani goods in Iran and several Iranian goods could make inroads in Pakistani markets with ease”.