Soon after Pakistan gained independence Iran was one the first countries to accept Pakistan as an independent country. The relationship between the countries was very deep. The Shah of Iran was very supportive of Pakistan and even in the war against India, Iran always supported Pakistan openly. The important point is that Iskander Mirza the former president of Pakistan is also buried there because he was refused state burial by Yahya Khan. The relationship with Iran reached its peak during the time of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. The Shah of Iran was the first foreign dignitary who visited Pakistan after independence. The Shah of Iran gave oil to Pakistan on generous terms. Even the Pakistan army went to Iran to help suppress the rebels in Baluchistan. In the 1965 war, Iran provided both economic and military aid. In 1971 crisis Iran openly supported Pakistan's stance and opposed the division of Pakistan. Pakistan in return supported Iran during the Iran-Iraq crisis. During all this, the relations were at its peak.