VP Dhankhar pays tribute to late Iranian President, FM in Tehran; meets acting President Mokhber

Tehran/New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) Indian Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Wednesday paid tributes to late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in Tehran during a special ceremony to offer condolences.

VP Dhankhar also met the acting President of Iran Mohammad Mokhber, and conveyed condolences on the death of President Raisi, FM Amir-Abdollahian and six others in a chopper crash on Sunday.

Earlier, on his arrival in Tehran, Vice-President Dhankhar was received by Iranian authorities.

The Vice President’s office posted on X: “Hon’ble Vice-President, Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar paid tributes to Late President Dr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, Late Foreign Minister Dr. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other Iranian Officials in Tehran today.

“VP Dhankhar also met Dr. Mohammad Mokhber, Acting President of Iran and conveyed condolences. “

The MEA spokesperson posted:

“VP Jagdeep Dhankhar @VPIndia met Acting President of Iran, Dr. Mohammad Mokhber in Tehran today.

“VP conveyed condolences on the tragic demise of President Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister H. Amir-Abdollahian.”

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