Tehran, Iran, January 25
By Mehdi Sepahvand –- Trend:
Alaeddin Boroujerdi, the chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has arrived in Pakistan on an official three-day visit.
During his stay in Pakistan, he will meet with Pakistani Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani, National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq, Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and some other top officials of Pakistan, IRNA news agency reported January 25.
The Iranian parliamentarian will also submit an invitation from Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani to Rabbani and Sadiq to attend an upcoming conference on Palestine in Tehran.
Before departing for Pakistan, Boroujerdi stressed upon the need for more steps to strengthen Iran-Pakistan ties, hoping that his visit would play an important role in further boosting the bilateral ties.
He said that during his three-day visit, he will hold important meetings with Pakistani officials to discuss current regional security situation and further strengthening of cooperation in bilateral ties.
Boroujerdi said that having strong relations with Pakistan is an integral part of Iranian foreign policy.