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Prime Minister Imran Khan will officially pay a two-day Iran visit on April 21. This will be a subtle effort to maintain the peace between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay an official Iran visit from April 21 to April 22, 2019 on the invitation from President of Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani. According to the Foreign Office, this will be the first ever official visit of Prime Minister of Iran.


The Iran visit was initially planned somewhere in the end of January, but the clash their borders caused the delay in August last year. The situation eased up when Pakistan recovered the Iranian border guards as well as the Prime Minister assured President Hassan Rouhani that Islamabad, specifically wouldn’t allow to be used against the neighbouring country.

The Iran visit is seen as crucial from a journalistic point of view by both of the countries as a deepening the tie between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

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Imran Khan will call on the Iranian Leader Ali Khamenei. For the visit, the Prime Minister will be accompanied by a high level delegation which will include, ministers of finance, human rights, adviser on commerce, task force on energy and special assistant on overseas Pakistanis, interprovincial coordination and maritime affairs and other senior officials will accompany.

Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet Iranian and Pakistani Business Community members in Iran visit.

Both the countries are a member of Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

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Prime Minister took his first visit to Riyadh to look out for financial assistance for the country and help the country’s economy stay afloat.

His back-to-back visits secured some help from the Saudia but not only that, this also evoked through the Saudi ally-United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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