Iran Prepared to Boost Bilateral Ties with Pakistan under Khan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan, congratulating him on taking the helm in the neighboring country and voicing Tehran’s readiness to enhance ties with Islamabad.

In his message to Imran Khan, who on Saturday was sworn in as Pakistan’s prime minister after his party’s victory in last month’s election, Rouhani expressed the hope that the new Pakistani leader’s tenure would mark “growing unity and convergence in the Islamic world and deepening of bonds between the two friendly neighbors.”

“As always and particularly in the new era, the Islamic Republic of Iran expresses preparedness to promote interaction and cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,” Rouhani said in the message on Saturday.

Pakistan held general elections on July 25 to elect members of the 15th National Assembly and the four Provincial Assemblies.

The former Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan and his party won the parliamentary elections, promising a new Pakistan following a vote that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence.

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