The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said:
“I want to give my best wishes to all those celebrating Nowruz around the world.
“People from many countries, communities and backgrounds will be gathering with their loved ones to celebrate the New Year and mark the start of Spring.
“Nowruz is an opportunity to look back on the year that has passed and look ahead to the year to come.
So, however and wherever you are celebrating the New Year, I wish you health and happiness for the future. Nowruzetan piruz.”