Apr 21, 2024, 2:15 PM

Iranian president to visit Pakistan for talks

Iranian president to visit Pakistan for talks

TEHRAN, Apr. 21 (MNA) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi is set to pay a two-day visit to Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, from 22 to 24 April 2024.

Heading a high-ranking delegation, President Raeisi is set to visit Pakistan to discuss issues of mutual interest with Pakistani officials.

In this regard, Iran's embassy in Pakistan issued a note, the full text of which is as follows,

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi will undertake an official visit to Pakistan from 22 to 24 April 2024. This will be the first visit by any Head of State to Pakistan after the general elections in February 2024.

The Iranian President will be accompanied by his spouse and a high-level delegation comprising the Foreign Minister and other members of the cabinet, senior officials as well as a large business delegation.

During the visit, President Raeisi will meet the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Chairman Senate and Speaker, National Assembly. He will also visit Lahore and Karachi and meet with the provincial leadership.

The two sides will have a wide-ranging agenda to further strengthen Pakistan-Iran ties and enhance cooperation in diverse fields including trade, connectivity, energy, agriculture, and people-to-people contacts. They will also discuss regional and global developments and bilateral cooperation to combat the common threat of terrorism.

Pakistan and Iran enjoy strong bilateral ties anchored in history, culture and religion. This visit provides an important opportunity to further strengthen Pakistan-Iran relations.


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