Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has extended his sincere congratulations to Imran Khan on his election as new Prime Minister of Pakistan and expressed hope that the two countries would further improve relations during his tenure. 

In his congratulatory message to the Prime Minister Imran Khan, he said the Islamic Republic of Iran, as always and particularly during the new era, expresses its readiness to expand relations and cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

The Iranian President said that Imran Khan's election was the result of willpower of the brave Pakistani nation.