President Rouhani confers with Pakistani PM

Tehran, May 11, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani and visiting Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif discussed issues of mutual interests in a meeting held on Sunday at the Cultural Historical Complex of Saadabad in northern Tehran.
  The Pakisrani premier arrived here earlier Sunday mornign on a two-day official visit whichis taking place upon an invitation by President Rouhani.

Prime Minister Sharif is to take part in a dinner banquet given to his honor by President Rouhani.

The Pakistani premier was officially welcomed by First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri.

A number of senior Iranian officials including Economy Minister Ali Tayyebnia and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif were also present in the welcoming ceremony.

Prime Minister Sharif’s visit to Tehran is his first since the formation of new governments in the two neighboring countries.

Several memoranda of understanding (MoUs) and agreements for mutual cooperation in different sectors are to be signed during the visit.



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