Iran’s Ambassador Mohammad-Reza Raouf-Sheybani and Tunisia’s Parliament Speaker Rachid al-Ghannouchi met in the presence of Tunisia’s deputy Parliament Speaker Tarek Fatiti and, chairwoman of the Committee on Rights, Freedoms and External Relations Samah Dammak, IRNA reported.
During the meeting, Raouf-Sheybani handed over Iran’s Majlis Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf’s message to his Tunisian counterpart, al-Ghannouchi.
The Iranian envoy said that Iran’s Parliament stressed the importance of expanding the inter-parliamentary relations and the necessity to strengthen economic, political, and cultural ties.
On behalf of the government and people of Iran, he also congratulated the parliament of Tunisia over their revolution and entering the path of democracy, hoping that Tunisia will reach its goal and that their experience of democracy will be successful.
Iran’s ambassador to Tunisia also expressed Tehran’s readiness to support Tunis.
Meanwhile, Al-Ghanouchi stressed the need for expansion of ties between the two countries’ merchants and parliaments.