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Ahmadinejad officially welcomes Zimbabwean President Mugabe

11/20/06

Tehran, Nov 20, IRNA-President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday officially welcomed his Zimbabwean counterpart, Robert Gabriel Mugabe, at the Presidential Office in Tehran.

At the ceremony, after the national anthems of both countries were played, the two presidents reviewed the guard of honor.

Mugabe heading a high-ranking delegation arrived in Tehran on Sunday night. Upon landing at Mehrabad International Airport, the Zimbabwean delegation was welcomed by the Minister of Cooperatives Mohammad Abbassi.

Zimbabwe's ministers of foreign affairs, energy and agriculture had arrived in Tehran earlier.

Several memoranda of understanding are expected to be mutually signed at the end of the visit of the Zimbabwe's delegation.


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