TEHRAN (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan held a meeting with Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khamenei in Tehran and thanked Khamenei for supporting Kashmiri people.
During the meeting with Ayatollah Khamenei, the prime minister said Muslim Ummah is facing numerous challenges internally and from the outside.
“It is important to articulate a message of unity and solidarity among the Muslim nations,” Imran Khan said.
PM Khan thanked the supreme leader for extending support to the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) for their right of self-determination.
Earlier, PM Imran Khan held a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
During the meeting, the prime minister held wide-ranging consultations with President Rouhani. This is the second meeting between the two leaders within one month. He also said Pakistan attaches high importance to bilateral ties with Iran.
“Pakistan attaches high importance to bilateral ties with Iran. “Pakistan is willing to play its role towards strengthening peace and stability in the region,” the premier said.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari and other officials were also present during the meeting.
“I told Prime Minster Imran we welcome any gesture by Pakistan for peace in the region and appreciate his visit to our country,” said Irnaian President Rouhani at a joint press conference with the premier.
Rouhani said that the two leaders had discussed, among other things, the war in Yemen and the sanctions by the US on Iran. “Regional issues have to be resolved through regional means and dialogue. We also emphasised that any goodwill gesture will be responded with a goodwill gesture and good words,” said the Iranian president.
Earlier, the prime minister was received by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif upon arrival.