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Sunday Oct 13 2019
Web Desk

PM Imran meets Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

Web Desk
PM Imran Khan during a meeting with  Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is also present

TEHRAN: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday called on Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

The premier thanked the Supreme Leader for support to the people of Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir for their right of self-determination, accordint to a statememt posted on Government of Pakistan's Twitter account.

"Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Muslim Ummah faces numerous challenges internally and from the outside. It is important to articulate a message of unity and solidarity among the Muslim nations," according to the statement.

Earlier, the prime minister arrived in Tehran on a day-long visit during which he also held meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

The prime minister was in Iran as a part of his initiative to promote peace and security in the region. 

He was received by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif with whom the prime minister also held a meeting.