ECO summit: Iranian President Rouhani given unprecedented welcome at Islamabad Airport

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ECO summit: Iranian President Rouhani given unprecedented welcome at Islamabad Airport

ISLAMABAD: (APP) President of Iran Hassan Rouhani Tuesday accorded a very warm welcome on his arrival here to participate in the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) summit's meeting.

Federal Minister Abdul Qadir Baloch received the visiting dignitary at the Nur Khan Air Base.

The Iranian foreign minister, ambassadors of Pakistan and Iran and senior officials were also present.

The Iranian president was presented a 21-gun-salute on his arrival.

A red carpet was rolled out for President Rouhani, while a smartly turned-out contingent of Pakistan Armed Forces presented a guard of honour to him.

National anthems of Iran and Pakistan were also played on this occasion.