PM Imran Khan to pay official visit to Iran from Apr 21-22

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a two-day official visit to Iran on the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani.

This will be the first visit of the Prime Minister to Iran, a press release said.

The visit will include a brief stop-over in Mashhad before arriving in Tehran for bilateral talks with the Iranian leadership.

The Prime Minister will call on Iranian Supreme Leader Seyed Ali Khamenei, besides holding detailed consultations with President Rouhani.

The Prime Minister will be accompanied by a high level delegation including Ministers for Finance, Human Rights, Maritime Affairs, Inter-Provincial Coordination, Adviser on Commerce, Task force on Energy and Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources besides several senior officials. The Prime Minister will also meet members of the Iranian and Pakistani business community in Iran.

Pakistan’s relations with Iran are marked by close historic and cultural linkages and strong people to people exchanges.

Pakistan and Iran are also members of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The Prime Minister’s visit to Iran will further the close bilateral relationship between the two countries.