TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will pay visit to two Central Asian states of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on Wednesday.

The visits will take place at the official invitation of the authorities of the two Central Asian countries.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Zarif plans to meet Tajikistan’s high-ranking officials in the country’s capital, Dushanbe.

During his visit to Uzbekistan, Zarif will hold talks with the country's officials and attend the International Conference on Security and Sustainable Development in Central Asia, the spokesman added.

The conference will be attended by international and regional officials and figures, Qassemi noted.