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Iranian President Rouhani arrives in Islamabad  

By Web Desk
March 25, 2016

ISLAMABAD: President of Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani on Friday arrived in Islamabad on a two-day visit.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif warmly welcomed Iranian President at the airport.

Hassan Rouhani is visiting Pakistan on the invitation of PM Nawaz Sharif. This is President Rouhani’s first visit to Pakistan as the President of Iran. He is accompanied by a high level delegation comprising Ministers, senior officials and businessmen.

During his stay in Islamabad, Rouhani will hold meetings with the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

The leadership will have an exchange of views on strengthening bilateral relations particularly after lifting of the sanctions on Iran that has opened new avenues for enhancing economic interaction.

The visit of Rouhani will further deepen the existing fraternal ties between the two countries.