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PM attends commemoration ceremony to honor martyred Iranian President
May 22, 2024

Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif attended the memorial ceremony in Tehran today, held in the honour of late President of Iran Seyed Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage who died in a helicopter crash accident.                                                                            

He paid rich tribute to Seyed Ebrahim Raisi for development and prosperity of the Iranian people, promotion of Pak-Iran relations and services to the region.                                                          

Shehbaz Sharif expressed his condolences on behalf of the government and people of Pakistan to the Acting President of Iran Dr Muhammad Mokhber.     

He said the government and people of Pakistan are deeply shocked by the news of the martyrdom of President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage in a tragic accident. 

The Prime Minister said the entire Pakistani nation stands with Iran in this hour of grief and our sympathies are with the families of the martyrs and the Iranian people. 

He said the late Iranian president was a great friend of Pakistan and moments he spent with the Pakistani people during his visit to Pakistan last month will always be remembered.        

The Prime Minister expressed his best wishes for the Caretaker President of Iran Honorable Dr. Mohammad Mokhber.                       

During the ceremony, the Prime Minister also visited the hall where mortal remains of the late Iranian President were kept.                   

The Prime Minister prayed for high ranks of late Seyed Ebrahim Raisi.