The Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad, organized a Public Talk on February 4, 2020 under its Ambassador’s Platform 2020 titled, “41st Anniversary of Victory of Islamic Revolution and Pakistan-Iran Relations.” The distinguished speaker at the event was H.E. Seyyed Mohammad Ali Hosseini, Ambassador, Islamic Republic of Iran.
In his introductory remarks, Director General ISSI, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry reflected that Iran and Pakistan are not just two neighbours but two nations tied by history, faith, art, culture and literature. He pointed out that Iran is held in high esteem in Pakistan and that its rich culture distinguishes it from other countries. Ambassador Chaudhry said that Iran had come a long way since the Islamic Revolution of 1979, braving several challenges with great resilience without compromising on its core values and principles. Iran is a country that has proven time and again that it can withstand pressure while standing up to what it believes is right.