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Congratulatory Call By The President Of Iran

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif received a congratulatory call from the President of Islamic Republic of Iran, H.E. Ebrahim Raisi, in connection with his election as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

President Raisi conveyed his best wishes to the Prime Minister and expressed his desire to maintain close cooperation over issues of mutual interest.

The Prime Minister thanked President Raisi for his message of goodwill. He stated that the people of Pakistan have great respect for the people of Iran and underscored the deep rooted, historic and cultural ties between the two peoples.

Prime Minister expressed his desire to further enhance Pakistan-Iran bilateral cooperation in all areas of mutual interest including trade, energy and security.

The two leaders agreed on the importance of close bilateral cooperation for the mutual benefit of the two nations and for regional peace and stability.

Prime Minister renewed the invitation to President Ebrahim Raisi to Pakistan at his convenience.