President Rouhani sent a message to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, to congratulate him on his election.
Presidents message is as follows:
In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful
Your Excellency Mr Shahid Khaqan Abbasi,
Prime Minister of Pakistan,
I sincerely congratulate your election as the Prime Minister of Pakistan. I hope in your Excellencys term of office, relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan be further developed in all fields of mutual interest.
I pray to the Almighty for your Excellencys health and success and the people of Pakistans prosperity and felicity.
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran