Iran’s president ebrahim raisi concludes Pakistan visit, emphasizes strengthening bilateral ties.

Iran’s President, Dr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, has wrapped up his visit to Pakistan, departing from Karachi Airport. Before his departure, he was bid farewell by dignitaries including Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Sindh Governor Kamran Khan Tesori at Jinnah International Airport.

During his visit, President Raisi underscored the profound historical, religious, cultural, and civilizational connections between Pakistan and Iran. He emphasized the mutual desire to foster centers of arts and learning, as well as the advancement of arts and sciences.

Addressing students and faculty at Government College University (GCU), President Raisi highlighted the imperative of prioritizing arts, sciences, and technology to elevate the standing of both nations internationally. He emphasized the role of universities as hubs of learning and research, advocating for a comprehensive strategy in the education sector to yield fruitful results.

Acknowledging the cultural resonance of Allama Iqbal’s poetry in Iran, President Raisi reaffirmed the shared stance of Pakistan and Iran on the issue of Palestine.

Looking towards the future, Dr. Raisi expressed Iran’s commitment to deepen cooperation with Pakistan, particularly in the energy sector and beyond.

In concluding remarks, the Iranian President extended gratitude to Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz Sharif for their warm hospitality during his visit.