On Tuesday April 12, President Emomali Rahmon sent congratulations to Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on his election as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, according to the Tajik president’s official website.

Tajik leader, in particular, noted in his message of congratulations that he is sure that during Shehbaz Sharif’s tenure in that responsible state position, “the Tajik-Pakistani relations of friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation, which are featured by long-standing good traditions, steadily moving along the trajectory of strengthening and expanding, will have an effective continuation.”

“We highly appreciate the process of developing multifaceted ties between our countries and are interested in further enriching their content in all spheres of mutual interests,” reads the message.  .

Rahmon also expressed Tajikistan’s readiness to make further joint efforts in that field.

He wished Shehbaz Sharif good health and great success, “and peace, stability, well-being and prosperity to the fraternal people of Pakistan.”