Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti and Governor General of Iran’s Fars province Hussain Sadik Abbidien on Saturday signed an 18-point memorandum of understanding (MoU) for bilateral cooperation in health, education, energy, mining, industry, irrigation, livestock, agriculture, tourism and information sectors.
Hussain Sadiq Abeden arrived in Peshawar along with 19-member high level delegation on the invitation of Chief Minister Khyber PK Amir Haider Khan Hoti on Saturday.
The MoU was signed during a special function at the Chief Minister’s House, where Iranian Consul General in Peshawar Hassan Darvishvand, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Barrister Masood Kausar, Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly Karamatullah Khan and senior ministers were also present.
Mr Hoti told participants that “This MoU will provide foundation to strong bilateral relations between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fars.
Governor General of Fars Hussain Sadik Abbidien said on the occasion many countries were hatching conspiracies to divide Muslims in the world to stop them from making progress and therefore, Pakistan and Iran should work together to thwart these conspiracies.
University of Peshawar and Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran also signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in education.
Fars governor general Hussain Sadik Abbidien is the third high profile leader who is visiting Pakistan in November before him Iranian interior minister Mustafa Mohammad
Najjar visited on 14th of November and participate in a drug conference.
The other prominent was Ayatollah Sheikh Mohsen Araki, Secretary General of the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought took part in two day conference of milli yakjehti council in Islamabad on 11,12 November.
And now Iranian president is coming to take part in D-8 conference which will be held on 22 November. And there are chance that during the visit of Iranian president Pakistan and Iran will sign some trade related agreements.