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Iranian President Raisi Arrives in Pakistan for 3-Day Visit

Iranian President Raisi Arrives in Pakistan for 3-Day Visit

Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi arrived in Pakistan for a three-day visit, receiving a warm welcome from federal minister Riaz Hussain Pirzada upon his arrival at Nur Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi. Accompanied by his spouse and a high-level delegation including the foreign minister, cabinet members, senior officials, and business representatives, President Raisi is set to engage in various meetings during his visit.

Scheduled meetings with top Pakistani civil and military leaders, including the president, prime minister, and army chief, are planned for the first day. Upon arrival at the Prime Minister’s House, PM Shehbaz Sharif will receive President Raisi and present him with a guard of honour.

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A one-on-one meeting between Prime Minister Sharif and President Raisi will be a key highlight, focusing on matters of mutual interest and avenues for enhancing bilateral relations and cooperation across various fields. Following this, delegation-level talks will be held, culminating in the issuance of a joint declaration.

Moreover, a lunch will be hosted by the PM in honor of President Raisi, and a ceremony for signing memoranda of understanding (MoUs) is anticipated, with both sides expected to sign seven to eight MoUs. Additionally, the leaders will partake in a ceremony to name a highway in Islamabad as Iran Avenue and plant a sapling at the PM House in observance of Earth Day. The visit underscores the significance of bilateral relations between Iran and Pakistan, with both countries poised to strengthen ties and explore opportunities for cooperation during President Raisi’s visit.