FM Bilawal to leave for Iran visit today
ISLAMABAD – Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be undertaking his first official visit to Iran on Tuesday (today) at the invitation of Foreign Minister of Iran Dr Amir Abdollahian. During his two-day visit (June 14-15), the foreign minister will hold detailed exchange of views with his Iranian counterparts in all areas of mutual interest. He will also call on the President of Iran besides meeting other dignitaries. The foreign minister will visit Mashhad on June 15, 2022. During the delegation-level talks, the two sides will review all facets of bilateral relations, including trade and economic ties, electricity supply from Iran, border sustenance markets, road and rail connectivity, and facilitation of Zaireen. They will also review regional security situation with particular focus on developments in Afghanistan and South Asia as well as combating Islamophobia. Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s visit to Iran is part of regular high-level exchanges between the two countries. The last meeting between the two foreign ministers was held on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos on May 26, 2022.