Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Tehran, Iran, on a two-day visit, his first visit — 15 years after the last Indian PM Visit Iran, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. It is been reported that India and Iran will sign about six agreements and talks will mostly about strengthening trade, investment and energy ties between the two countries. In his first Leg of Visit he went to Tehran gurdwara.
In a series of tweets on his Twitter Account, the Prime Minister Modi said:
“I am looking forward to my visit to Iran today and tomorrow, at the invitation of President Rouhani.
India and Iran enjoy civilizational ties and have shared interest in the peace, security, stability and prosperity of the region. My meetings with President Rouhani and Hon’ble Supreme Leader of Iran will provide an opportunity to advance our strategic partnership. Enhancing connectivity, trade, investments, energy partnership, culture and people to people contacts would be our priority. I also look forward to the conclusion of the Chahbahar Agreement during my visit. I will visit Gurudwara in Tehran and inaugurate an International Conference on ‘retrospect and prospect’ of India and Iran relations.”
Strengthening an old friendship…India-Iran ties being discussed at the meeting between PM & President Rouhani. pic.twitter.com/ajzhGRRZdB
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) May 23, 2016
PM Narendra Modi in Iran-Watch Full speech at Tehran gurdwara
PM Modi offers prayers, addresses gathering at Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Gurudwara, Tehran.
PM Modi compliments the Sikh community in Tehran for keeping our rich heritage and traditions alive.