Pakistani PM's Advisor on National Security arrives in Tehran

TEHRAN, Jul. 25 (MNA) – Nasir Khan Janjua, Pakistan’s Advisor to Prime Minister on National Security, arrived in Tehran Sun. evening to discuss security issues in the region.

Retired General Nasir Khan Janjua is scheduled to hold talks with Iran's Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani to confer on security issues in the region.

The Pakistani official is visiting Iran on the invitation of Iranian government and in response to Shamkhani’s last year visit to Pakistnan. Janjua will also hold meetings with several other senior official during his stay.

Exchanging views on common security issues and finding ways to expand and strengthen cooperation between the two countries are among the key objectives of the visit.

The visit gains further significance considering the current political and security developments in the region and the constructive impact that friendly cooperation between Iran and Pakistan could have on management of regional crises, particularly in regard to terrorism.

In a statement issued by Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad on the occasion of Janjua's visit, it was mentioned that “Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Iran being a brotherly neighboring country.”

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