In separate congratulatory messages to the new Parliament Speaker of Iran Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the Japanese Speakers of the House of Representatives and the House of Councilors emphasized Tokyo's readiness to strengthen parliamentary cooperation with Tehran.

Iran PressAsia: Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan Oshima, and Speaker of the House of Councilors Santo congratulated Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf on his election as the Speaker of the Iranian parliament (Majlis) in separate messages.

The two Japanese officials also stressed the need for expansion and strengthening of bilateral cooperation and parliamentary relations between the two countries, the report added.

Qalibaf secured 230 votes out of a total of 264 votes cast to become the Speaker of Iran's Majlis (parliament).


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