Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to visit Pakistan on Friday

ISLAMABAD: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrives in Islamabad on Friday for a two day official to Pakistan.


He is visiting Pakistan on the invitation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

This will be Rouhani’s first visit to Pakistan as the President of Iran. The Iranian President will be accompanied by a high-level delegation comprising Ministers, senior officials and businessmen.

According to the foreign office spokesperson, the Iranian President will hold meetings with the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan. The Leadership will have an exchange of views on strengthening bilateral relations, particularly after lifting of the sanctions on Iran that has opened new avenues for enhancing economic interaction.

Cooperation on regional and international issues of mutual concern will also be discussed.

The spokespeson expressed the confidence that the visit of Rouhani will further deepen the existing fraternal ties between the two countries.