Pres. Rouhani welcomes Iraqi PM in Tehran

MNA – President Hassan Rouhani received Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi, who arrived in Tehran this morning for a two-day official visit.

This is the first visit of Abdul-Mahdi to Tehran which follows the official invitation of Rouhani, who had paid a five-day visit to Baghdad in March.

Heading a high-ranking politico-economic delegation, Abdul-Mahdi is scheduled to hold separate talks with senior governmental figures, including Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

The Iraqi official will also take part in the third Iran-Iraq economic forum, which will be attended by a number of businesspersons of the two neighboring countries.
On the second day of his trip, he will make a visit to the holy shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH), the eighth Shia Imam, in the northeastern city of Mashhad.