TEHRAN: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday met the Supreme Leader of Iran Syed Ali Ayatollah Khamenei in Tehran.
The meeting was also attended by delegation accompanying the Prime Minister. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the Pak-Iran relations have historical perspective.
"We both are Muslim countries having the common traditions. These common bonds make our relationship special," Sharif added.
"People of Pakistan as dear to me as people of Iran," said the Supreme Leader of Iran adding that "I will offer special prayers so that relationship between Pakistan and Iran reaches new bounds and heights."
"I have full confidence that the visit of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif would further boost the brotherly relations between the two countries," added Ayatollah Khamenei.
The meeting also discussed issues relating to mutual and bilateral interest. Both the leaders agreed that they have to work in unison for development of the region.