ISLAMABAD: The president of Iran and prime minister Azerbaijan on Sunday felicitated Imran Khan on assuming the charge as the new prime minister of Pakistan.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani extended his sincere congratulations to Imran on his election as the new chief executive of Pakistan and expressed hope that the two countries would further improve relations during his tenure.
In his congratulatory message to Imran, Rouhani said that the Islamic Republic of Iran as always and particularly during the new era expresses its readiness to expand relations and cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
The Iranian president said that Imran Khan’s election is the result of willpower of the brave Pakistani nation.
Meanwhile, Azerbaijan Prime Minister Novruz Mammadov also congratulated Imran on his election as the prime minister of Pakistan.
Novruz Mammadov, in a translated message issued by the Azeri Embassy in Islamabad on Sunday, said that Pakistan and Azerbaijan were linked with strategic partnership and close relations which originated from the will of their friendly and brotherly peoples.
He said that he was sure that the bilateral cooperation based on mutual confidence, trust and support would further improve and expand by the joint efforts in the years ahead, congenial to the interests of the two states and peoples.
The Azeri prime minister also extended greetings to Imran and Pakistani Muslims on the occasion of Eidul Azha, what he said epitomised the high moral values.
Mammadov wished Imran Khan success in the future endeavours for the welfare of the people of Pakistan.