Iran ambassador congratulates newly elected Pakistan PM

Islamabad, Aug 2, IRNA – Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost congratulated Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the newly elected prime minister of Pakistan.

Iranian ambassador, foreign diplomats, politicians, parliamentarians, and services chiefs attended the oath-taking ceremony of the newly elected prime minister.

Ambassador Honardoost on the occasion hoped that Pakistan would witness more development and progress during the tenure of Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as prime minister of Pakistan.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also reiterated that Iran and Pakistan need to strengthen more brotherly and friendly ties.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was sworn in as new prime minister of Pakistan in an oath-taking ceremony held at President House on Tuesday. Abbasi was sworn in by President Mamnoon Hussain. Earlier he was elected prime minister by lawmakers in the National Assembly.