PESHAWAR -- The Consul General of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohammad Baqir Beigi Thursday called on Speaker KP Assembly, Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani and discussed matters of mutual interest with him.
Speaking on the occasion, the Speaker stressed need for the promotion of mutual harmony, brotherhood and trade relations between both countries.
The Consul General said Iran was keen to make investment in various sectors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and promotion of trade and bilateral relations with Pakistan.
He said that in that regard the Iranian embassy would soon contact Pakistani authorities.
He also congratulated Prime Minister Imran Khan and Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for holding peaceful elections in the tribal districts and mainstreaming of the people of erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
He appreciated the efforts of the Pakistan Army and government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for restoration of peace in the tribal areas and normalization of situation.
The Speaker said the people of tribal areas had passed through hard time during the war against terrorism, thousands of families were displaced, but with the grace of Allah Almighty the areas today had been completely cleared of the terrorists and their facilitators.
He said that soon after the restoration of peace, the government held peace elections and today 21 tribal representatives were part of the provincial assembly and playing role in legislation and resolution of the problems of their respective areas.
Mushtaq Ghani said that tribesmen were highly...