Nawaz heads to Tehran to smooth ties


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif undertake an official visit to Iran from May 11-12 on the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani, in a trip aimed at smoothing ties with the Western neighbour, and rejuvenate the stalled multi-billion dollar pipeline.

This will be the first leadership level visit since the formation of new governments in both Iran and Pakistan.

Nawaz will be accompanied by a high-ranking delegation comprising of the finance minister and minister for petroleum and natural resources. The premier will take part in a bilateral meeting with President Rouhani in Tehran during which the spectrum of bilateral relationships between the two nations is expected to be reviewed.

The agenda includes talks on improving economic ties. Moreover, the issue of enhancing physical connectivity between the two countries will also be talked about. A number of agreements and MoUs in various fields concerned with bilateral ties are expected to be signed as well.

Along with the ministers, Nawaz will be accompanied by the chief minister of Balochistan, the adviser to prime minister on national security and foreign affairs and the special assistant to the prime minister on foreign affairs.


  1. the Date of PM Nawaz Sharif's visit to Islamic Iran is very surprised when there is huge Manifestation in Islamabad against the Fraud Vote! okey! in what luanguge pak PM will talk to the Islamic Revolutionary Leaders in Iran Farsi-Persian or English?!!!

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