ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday arrived Iran’s northeastern city Mashhad for a two-day official trip to further boost bilateral ties in diverse sectors.
According to an official notification, PM in his first trip to Iran since becoming Premier, after a brief stay in Mashhad, will leave for Tehran. He will stay in Iran on April 21-22 on an official invitation from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
On the course of the visit, Premier will meet with Iranian Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei besides having detailed discussions with President Rouhani. Premier is also expected to meet Iranian and Pakistani business community.
Premier is accompanied by a high-level delegation.
Pakistan and Iran, while being members of the Economic Cooperation Organisation and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, have a relationship defined by close historical and cultural linkages and strong people to people exchanges.