Pakistan parliament speaker leaves for Iran on five-day visit

Islamabad, April 21, IRNA – Speaker of Pakistan National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Friday left for a five-day official visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq is visiting Iran on the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani who visited Pakistan in November 2014.

A high level parliamentary delegation is also accompanying the Speaker during the visit.

Soon after reaching at Imam Khomeini international airport of Tehran, the Pakistani Speaker would go to the city of Qom to visit the shrine of Hazrat Masumeh (AS).

During his stay in Tehran on Saturday and Sunday, Sardar Ayaz Sadiq would hold important meetings with Iranian parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh and Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi.

He would also visit the historical city of Isfahan for tourism and would meet the governor of Esfahan province along with participating in a dinner in his honor.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq after completing his Isfahan would arrive in the holy city of Mashad and visits the Shrine of Imam Reza (PBUH). He would also meet the governor of Khorasan-e Razavi province.

The Pakistani Speaker would return to Pakistan on Tuesday after completing his Iran tour.