WhatsApp Logo Subscribe
For News Alert

News

Punjab wants to enhance cooperation with Iran in poverty eradication projects: CM Maryam

By News Desk

April 23, 2024 05:50 PM


Twitter Share Facebook Share WhatsApp Share

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz Sharif said the Pakistan-Iran friendship comprised over decades and  Pakistan wanted to enhance cooperation with Iran in various economic welfare projects, especially poverty eradication, reported 24NewshD TV channel.

Punjab Chief Minister said this while talking to Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and First Lady Jamileh Alamolhoda at Governor House Lahore Tuesday during a luncheon arranged in the honour of Iranian dignitaries. The Iranian delegation was served with traditional foods of Punjab.

On the occasion, Maryam Nawaz said there was a need to increase bilateral cooperation for industrial and agricultural development.

The CM said Pakistan will welcome Iran's investment in Punjab's value-added livestock market, adding that the two countries can earn a lot of foreign exchange by establishing FMD zones and exporting halal meat.

Maryam Nawaz Sharif told the Iranian delegation that Punjab possessed excellent investment opportunities in the green energy sector.

On the occasion, Maryam Nawaz prayed for the prosperity and peace of the people of Iran. Chief Minister Maryam also thanked the Iranian President and his wife for their visit to Lahore.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and First Lady Jamileh Alamolhoda thanked Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz for the warm welcome.

Senior Provincial Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, Senator Pervaiz Rasheed, Information Minister Uzma Zahid Bukhari, Finance Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rahman, Provincial Minister Secondary Healthcare and Medical Education Khawaja Salman Rafiq, Provincial Minister Food Bilal Yasin, Provincial Minister Industries Chaudhry Shafi Hussain, Chief Secretary, Inspector General of Police, Lahore, Iranian Consul General and other officials attended the ceremony.

Reporter: Rao Dilshad


News Desk


Most Read

  1. Hania Aamir and Zaviyar Nauman's Nikkah glam gives ‘heart attack’ to many Hania Aamir and Zaviyar Nauman's Nikkah glam gives ‘heart attack’ to many
  2. Guard shoots dead his employer in Lahore’s Ghalib Market Guard shoots dead his employer in Lahore’s Ghalib Market
  3. Bomb blast kills two labourers in Kot Addu scrap godown Bomb blast kills two labourers in Kot Addu scrap godown
  4. Ex-CJP Saqib Nisar uses influence for grandson at Aitchison College Ex-CJP Saqib Nisar uses influence for grandson at Aitchison College
  5. Abdu Rozik postpones his wedding with Amira, for what reason? Abdu Rozik postpones his wedding with Amira, for what reason?
  6. Woman hit by car in Lahore's Askari XI breathes her last Woman hit by car in Lahore's Askari XI breathes her last

Opinion

  1. An Unmissable Opportunity: The Time for Modi and Islamabad leadership to Resume Bilateral Dialogue is Now!
    An Unmissable Opportunity: The Time for Modi and Islamabad leadership to Resume Bilateral Dialogue is Now!

    By Sudheendra Kulkarni

  2. Premier Shehbaz and Chinese model
    Premier Shehbaz and Chinese model

    By Naveed Aman Khan

  3. Modi's myth broken, yet in power
    Modi's myth broken, yet in power

    By Naveed Aman Khan

  4. Xi, Shehbaz and CPEC phase - 2
    Xi, Shehbaz and CPEC phase - 2

    By Naveed Aman Khan

  5. Pakistan's UNSC Triumph: A New Era
    Pakistan's UNSC Triumph: A New Era

    By Dr Asif Channer

  6. Shehbaz, Deng, Xi and transformation
    Shehbaz, Deng, Xi and transformation

    By Naveed Aman Khan