Iran envoy calls on Pakistani PM ahead of Tehran visit

IRNA — Iranian ambassador to Pakistan Mehdi Honordoost called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad on Thursday.

According to state media, matters pertaining to the Prime Minister’s upcoming visit to Iran were discussed.

Newly appointed Foreign Secretary Sohail Mahmood was also present in the meeting.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a two-day official visit to Iran from Sunday. He is visiting Iran on the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani and it will be the first visit of the Prime Minister to Iran.

The visit will include a brief stop-over in Mashhad before arriving in Tehran for bilateral talks with the Iranian leaders.

The Prime Minister will also call on Iranian Supreme Leader Seyed Ali Khamenei besides holding detailed consultations with President Hassan Rouhani.

He will also meet members of the Iranian and Pakistani business community in Iran.