PM Modi departs to Iran for two-day visit


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for Iran for a two-day official visit, during which the trilateral agreement between India, Iran and Afghanistan will be signed to develop the Chabahar port in that Gulf nation.

“PM @narendramodi leaves for Iran in a visit aimed at furthering cooperation and boosting people to people ties,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted.

Modi will be greeted by an official welcome in Tehran on Monday after which he is scheduled to hold talks with Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani.

Connectivity, energy security and bilateral trade are at the top of Modi’s agenda during his visit which comes a little over a month and a half of his trip to Saui Arabia.

The prime minister is also also inaugurate an Indian cultural festival in Iran on Monday.

Wefornews Bureau

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