ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Saturday congratulated Ebraim Raisi on his “landmark victory” in the 13th Presidential elections of Islamic Republic of Iran.
“Congratulations to brother (Ebrahim Raisi) on his landmark victory in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s 13th Presidential elections,” the prime minister said on Twitter.
He said his government looked forward to working with him for further strengthening our fraternal ties and for regional peace, progress and prosperity.
According to Iranian media, Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raisi had obtained 17.8 million votes of 28.6 million ballots counted so far as the counting was going on to ascertain the exact count.
Other competitor Mohsen Rezaei Mirqaed has 3.3 million votes so far and Abdolnaser Hemmati and Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh have obtained 2.4 million and one million votes respectively.–APP