Pakistan

PM arrives in Tehran on day-long official visit

TEHRAN: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Tehran on a day-long official visit on Sunday. The prime minister aims to promote peace and security in the region.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif received Prime Minister Imran Khan at the airport.

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Special Assistant to PM on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Bukhari are accompanying the prime minister.

During the visit, PM Imran will have meetings with the Iranian leadership, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei and President Dr Hassan Rouhani.

Besides issues relating to peace and security in the Gulf, bilateral matters and important regional developments will be discussed during the prime minister’s visit to the country.

This is the prime minister’s second visit to Iran this year.

The prime minister also had a bilateral meeting with the Iranian president on the sidelines of the 74th UNGA session in New York last month.

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