0244 GMT December 05, 2021
Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi called for expansion of relations with Kyrgyzstan and Malaysia in separate congratulatory messages to the Asian states’ leaders and peoples on the occasions of their national days.
In a message to his Kyrgyz counterpart Sadyr Japarov on the occasion of the country’s Independence Day (August 31), Raeisi expressed hope that the two countries’ relations in economic, political and cultural fields would develop more than ever, IRNA reported.
He added this can be achieved in view of the two states’ historical and cultural commonalities as well as joint efforts.
Raeisi stressed that the two governments’ efforts to remove big obstacles and make maximum use of their capacities can be major steps toward using scientific solutions for the expansion of relations and improvement of their peoples’ welfare.
On August 31, 1991, Kyrgyzstan declared independence from Moscow and a democratic government was established.
In his separate messages to Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob and King Al-Sultan Abdullah, Raeisi congratulated the country’s Independence Day.
Addressing the Malaysian PM, Raeisi expressed satisfaction over the two countries’ growing relations.
He hoped that in light of their Islamic, cultural, economic and political links, the two countries would be able to increase, more than ever, their amicable and brotherly ties in line with their Muslim peoples’ interests.
The Iranian president’s message to the Malaysian king read: “I hope that in view of the wills of the two countries’ leaders, friendly and brotherly relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Malaysia would grow more than before, safeguarding the two peoples’ interests and those of the Muslim world.”
On August 31, 1957, the Federation of Malaya declared independence from Britain.