PM To Leave For Three-day Official Visit To Saudi Arabia Today


PM to leave for three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia today

Prime Minister Imran Khan will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including the foreign minister and other members of the cabinet.

ISLAMABAD: (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News-May 7th, 2021) Prime Minister Imran Khan is embarking on a three days official visit to Saudi Arabia from today (Friday).

He is visiting the Kingdom on the invitation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

The Prime Minister will be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including the Foreign Minister and other members of the Cabinet.

During the visit, the Prime Minister’s consultations with the Saudi leadership will cover all areas of bilateral cooperation including economic, trade, investment, energy, job opportunities for Pakistani workforce, and welfare of Pakistani Diaspora in the Kingdom.

The two sides will also exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest.

A number of bilateral agreements/MoUs are expected to be signed during the visit.

The Prime Minister will meet the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen, the Secretary General of the World Muslim League, Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa and the Imams of the Two Holy Mosques in Makkah and Medina.

He will also interact with Pakistani Diaspora in Jeddah.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has said Prime Minister Imran Khan during his visit to Saudi Arabia will hold talks with the Saudi leadership on a range of matters including economic and media partnership and Supreme Coordination Council.

Talking to Saudi tv Channel Al Ekhbariya, he said both the countries enjoy longstanding and historic defense relations.

He said Prime Minister Imran Khan has good personal relations with the Saudi leadership.

The Information Minister said Pakistan acknowledges the services of Saudi leadership for the Islamic world.

Fida Hussnain

Fida Hussnain is a lahore based journalist. He writes on politics, religion, social issues and climate change. He is also a research fellow at University of Gujrat.