Afghan first vice-president in Tehran to review bilateral ties

Iran Materials 16 December 2006 14:31 (UTC +04:00)

(IRNA) - Afghan First Vice-President Ahmad Zia Masood, heading a politico-economic delegation, arrived in Tehran Saturday to review issues of mutual interest with senior Iranian officials.

Masood was welcomed upon his arrival at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport by Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs Mehdi Safari, reports Trend.

During his two-day stay hre, the Afghan vice-president will meet with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Vice-President for Executive Affairs Ali Saeedlou and Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki.

Minister of Public Works Surab Ali Safari, Herat Governor Seyed Hussein Anwari and several economic and political officials are accompanying Masood in this visit.