President Dr Arif Alvi had met his Iranian counterpart Seyed Ebrahim Raisi on the sidelines of the 15th Summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) in Ashgabat.

President Dr Arif Alvi congratulated President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi on assuming the office of the President of Iran after his victory in recent elections.

President Alvi underlined that Pakistan considered Iran as an important Muslim neighbour and brother based on deep-rooted historical, linguistic, religious and cultural linkages between the two countries.

The two leaders expressed satisfaction on the regular high-level interactions which had reinforced different avenues of bilateral cooperation.

President Alvi highlighted that Pakistan accorded the highest priority to shift geo-economic prosperity & regional connectivity agenda.