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Foreign Minister Jilani attends 45th anniversary of Revolution in Iran

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Islamabad, 12 February 2024 (TDI): Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani attended a reception on Monday, which was hosted by the Iranian Embassy in Islamabad, to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

At the beginning of the anniversary event, Iranian Ambassador Reza Amiri-Moghaddam extended a warm welcome to the esteemed guests, and Iranian school students sang the national anthem.

On this historic event, Iranian Ambassador Raza Amiri Moghadam addressed the audience and cherish the longstanding relationship between Pakistan and Iran. He mentioned that both countries exhibit parallel viewpoints on regional and global issues, backing each other in multiple forums.

He further revealed that Pakistan and Iran’s exports and imports had been recorded at two and a half million in the previous year as a result of multiple initiatives taken by both countries, and it is highly expected that they can increase to 5 billion dollars.

The Iranian Ambassador emphasized that throughout history, Iran has committed to an independent foreign policy and will persistently condemn the Israeli attacks to support innocent civilians in Palestine.

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In his speech, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Jalil Abbas Jilani, congratulated the people and the government of Iran on this significant occasion.

Jilani said, “It is an honor for me to participate in the celebration of the Iranian Revolution. The Iranian Revolution is a major event in the history of Iran. Pakistan and Iran have had brotherly relations for generations, and we have close bilateral relations.”

He added, “Pakistan and Iran have to work together to secure regional peace and prosperity for the people of our countries.”

In his remarks, the Foreign Minister also highlighted the enduring principles of friendship, cooperation, and solidarity that define the relationship between Pakistan and Iran.

A large number of well-known political, social, and religious personalities participated in the event, including the Governor of Sindh, while diplomats from other countries were also present in large numbers.

Additionally, there was an organized display of Iranian handicrafts and photographs at the event.

Saudha Hira
Saudha Hira
A dedicated student of International Relations at the University of Karachi (UOK), and a passionate explorer of Long-form Journalism. She is keen to understand the changing dynamics of International Affairs and how states use multi-vector foreign policy in a contemporary era to acquire their interest. She is eager to contribute to the discourse on Intricate geopolitical matters. She can be reached at saudha854@gmail.com

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