Kulab (IP) - After a three-day visit to Tajikistan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit and an official bilateral meeting with the President of Tajikistan, and a visit to the city of Kulab, Iran's President left the town for Tehran on Saturday afternoon.

Iran press/ Asia: During the visit, Ebrahim Raisi met with the Presidents of Uzbekistan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and the Prime Ministers of Pakistan, Armenia, and Tajikistan.

Raisi also addressed Iranians living in Tajikistan.

Attending a gathering of students and professors of the Tajik National University was another program of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Tajikistan.

He was also awarded an honorary doctorate. Raisi also spoke at the Summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation on Afghanistan, which was held on the sidelines of the SCO Summit, to explain the views of the Islamic Republic of Iran on Afghanistan.

At the 21st Shanghai Summit hosted by Tajikistan, the request to convert Iran’s status from an observer member to a full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation was accepted by all main members, and Iran became the ninth main member of this important regional organization.

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