PR No. 216
Islamabad: May 22, 2024

The Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif meets the Supreme Leader of Iran His Eminence, Ayatollah Imam Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution. During his meeting with the Supreme Leader, Prime Minister offered condolences on the tragic demise of President Raisi and his companions. The prime minister underlined that president Raisi was a visionary leader who manifested steadfast dedication to serving his country and his people. Recalling late President Raisi’s recent visit to Pakistan in April 2024, the Prime Minister highlighted his commendable role in further strengthening Pakistan-Iran bilateral relations. He added that President Raisi’s contributions for the unity of Muslim Ummah as well as for the besieged people of Gaza will be etched in history. The Prime Minister ensured unwavering solidarity with our Iranian brethren at this critical juncture in history. He reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to further strengthening the bonds of friendship and brotherhood with the Government and people of brotherly Iran. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Federal Interior Minister Syed Mohsin Naqvi, Federal Commerce Minister Jam Kamal Khan, and Federal Information Minister Attaullah Tarar.