Pakistan

Iranian President Raisi, Sindh Chief Minister discuss bilateral economic opportunities

  • CM Shah says the two countries passing through an important period in history
Published April 23, 2024

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday during his visit to Karachi, Aaj News reported.

The two leaders discussed economic opportunities between Pakistan and Iran, including investment issues.

According to CM Shah's spokesperson Abdul Rasheed Channa, the Iranian president and provincial chief discussed investment opportunities and bilateral economic relations.

Earlier President Raisi reached Karachi after completing his Lahore trip where he visited the Mazar-i-Iqbal and met several Punjab government officials.

The Iranian president was welcomed by Sindh Governor Kamran Tessori and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah at Jinnah International Airport.

He also visited Mazar-i-Quaid, where he laid a floral wreath and offered prayers.

On his arrival in Lahore earlier, Raisi, along with his delegation, was received by Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz, and other provincial ministers.

Iranian president highlighted a “special connection” with the people of Pakistan, saying he did not “feel like a stranger”.

Pakistan’s foreign office had earlier said that the Iranian president would visit Lahore and Karachi and meet with the provincial leadership.

Sindh Governor on Tuesday said that the visit of the Iranian President to Pakistan would further strengthen the mutual relations between the two countries.

Earlier, a public holiday was announced in Karachi Division because of the “visit of foreign dignitaries and to avoid inconvenience to the general public”.

As per a notification issued from the Commissioner Karachi office, all government and private offices, and educational institutions (public/private), would remain closed on Tuesday except for the essential services and officials involved in emergency duties.

President Raisi is on a three-day visit to Pakistan, which will continue till Wednesday, April 24.

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Az_Iz Apr 23, 2024 08:32pm
Unlike the current Afghan government, Iran is much more mature and friendly country. Good to improve relations in all spheres including trade.
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Az_Iz Apr 23, 2024 08:36pm
The country has one hostile,and another not so friendly or predictable neighbor. And two mature and friendly neighbors. Strengthen ties with China and Iran.
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Ash Chak Apr 24, 2024 03:32am
What happened to the tens of billions of dollars that the Saudis were going to invest here?
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