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Modi departs for India after two-day visit to Iran

Modi departs for India after two-day visit to Iran

Tehran: Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for New Delhi on Monday evening after concluding his two-day visit to Iran.

Expressing his gratitude towards the government and people of Iran before leaving for India, the Prime Minister tweeted: “I thank the wonderful people of Iran for the warmth. My Iran visit was fruitful & the outcomes will positively impact our nations.”

“During this visit I held productive discussions with the top leadership of Iran. We are committed to seeing our ties grow even further,” said Prime Minister Modi in another tweet.

The Prime Minister, who paid a state visit to Iran at the invitation of Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani, called on the Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei on Monday and held talks with President Rouhani following his official welcome in an impressive ceremony.

President Rouhani also hosted a lunch in honour of Prime Minister Modi.

Prime Minister Modi and President Rouhani witnessed the signing of 12 agreements between the two nations and jointly addressed the media. (ANI)