November 12, The Iran Project – Pakistani Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa trip to Iran and meeting with senior officials; holding UN Day ceremony in Tehran; Arbaeen pilgrims walking from Najaf to Karbala; Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visit to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan and participating in Int’l security conference in Uzbekistan; People mourning Arbaeen of Imam Hossein (PBUH) in Iran and Joint meeting of the three branches of government dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Nov 06–Nov 12).
President Rouhani meets Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff
Iran President Hassan Rouhani meets Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Tehran on Monday.
Zarif meets with Pakistan army chief
Visiting Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday held talks with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Iranian minister of defense meets Pakistani army chief in Tehran
Iranian minister of defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami meets Pakistani Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Tehran on Tuesday.
UN Day ceremony kicks off in Tehran
A ceremony marking the UN Day was held in Tehran on Tuesday.
Arbaeen pilgrims walking from Najaf to Karbala
Millions of pilgrims come together from around the world on the occasion of Arbaeen in Karbala annually making the largest religious gathering ever.
Iranian FM, Tajik president confer in Dushanbe
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif held talks with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in the Tajikistan capital’s Dushanbe on Wednesday.
Iranian top diplomat, Uzbek president discuss bilateral ties
Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held talks on a range of issues, including latest efforts to deepen bilateral relations between the two countries in various areas.
Arbaeen ceremony underway in Tehran in presence of Leader
Groups of university students from all across Iran attended the Arbaeen mourning ceremony here on Thursday in the presence of the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
People mourn Arbaeen of Imam Hossein (PBUH) in Iran
Mourners on Thursday poured to the streets of Iranian cities to mark Arbaeen (40th day after the martyrdom of Imam Hossein and his 72 companions over 13 centuries ago).
Iran’s heads of three branches meet
Joint meeting of the three branches of government was held on Saturday.
Iran VP meets EU Commissioner
Iranian vice president Eshaq Jahangiri has met with EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan here on Saturday.