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Ebrahim Raisi says Palestinians will be victorious in their war against Israel

Iran's president praises Pakistan's 'principled stance' on Palestine issue

By News Desk

April 23, 2024 10:15 AM


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Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi said on Tuesday that in a war between Israel and the Palestinians, these would be the Palestinians who would emerge triumphant in the end, while Israel and Jews would be the losers, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.  

Talking to the media at the mausoleum of Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal in Lahore, he praised what he called Pakistan’s principled stance on the Palestine issue.

Iran’s president said ever since he had set on Pakistani soil, he did not feel he was a stranger. “I wished I had addressed a public gathering in Pakistan,” Raisi said.

He paid rich tributes to Allama Iqbal and said the verses penaned down by Poet of the East.

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Earlier Iran’s president arrvived in Lahore along with First Lady Jamileh Alamolhoda.

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz welcomed the president at the Hajj Terminal.

Iran’s president began his tour to the Punjab capital by visiting the mausoleum of Poet of the East Allama Muhammad Iqbal where he paid his respects. He laid floral wreath at the grave of the poet whose poetry motivated Muslims of the sub-continent to struggle for a separate homeland.

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On arrival he was welcomed by Badshahi Mosque Imam Abdul Khabeer Azad, while a contingent of Punjab Rangers presented him the guard of honour.

Later, the president jotted down his comments in the visitors' notebook. 

He then headed to the Government College University where he attended a conference.

Raisi also held separate meetings with Punjab Governor Baleeghur Rehman and the chief minister.

A luncheon was hosted in the honour of the visiting dignitary at the Governor’s House later in the afternoon.

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Meanwhile, the First Lady of Iran, accompanied by Punjab’s Senior Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on arrival headed to Khana-e-Farhang Iran to attend an event.

After that, she visited the University of Home Economics where she attended a conference.

Later, the First Lady headed towards the Governor House where she held a meeting with Punjab Chief Minister. In the end, she paid her respects at the Iqbal Mausoleum. 

 
 
Reporters:  Maida Waheed, Abid Chaudhry, Shaheen Atiq, Rana Faran Yameen and Malik Ashraf

 


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