TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Heading a high-ranking economic and political delegation, Imran Khan arrived in the holy city of Mashhad to make a pilgrimage to the shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the 8th Imam of Shiites.
The Pakistani premier plans to leaves Mashhad for the capital, Tehran, later in the day to meet with senior Iranian officials.
Imran Khan’s official visit comes at the invitation of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, according to Pakistani media. He will be in Iran until April 22.
It is the premier’s first visit to Iran since assuming office.