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PM Leaves For KSA, UAE On Two Day Visit

Islamabad (September 18, 2018): Prime Minister Imran Khan has left Islamabad on a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry and Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood are accompanying the Prime Minister.

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Imran Khan is visiting Saudi Arabia on the invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

During his visit, the Prime Minister will call on King Salman and hold a bilateral meeting with the Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

The king will also host a state banquet for the Prime Minister at the Royal Court.The Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen will also call on the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister will also perform Umrah and visit Madina to pay respect at Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH).

Prime Minister Imran Khan along with delegation will arrive Abu Dhabi on Wednesday evening.

He is visiting UAE on the invitation of Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince.

The two leaders will discuss issues of bilateral interest.

Earlier, talking to media, Qureshi said, “Prime Minister Imran Khan is visiting Riyadh on the invitation Saudi leadership.”The Foreign Minister went on to say Imran Khan will meet Saudi leadership during his one-day visit. The visit will further strengthen Pak-Saudi relations, Qureshi added.

PM Imran Khan will return to Pakistan on Wednesday.

It will be Imran Khan’s first foreign visit as Prime Minister of Pakistan after assuming office.

The visit comes days after Saudi Information Minister visited Pakistan and met with Prime Minister Khan and other top civil and military officials.

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In a telephonic call on August 12, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz had congratulated PM Imran on his victory in the July 25 parliamentary elections.The king told Imran that Pakistan was an important ally of Saudi Arabia and the kingdom wants a close relationship with the South Asian country.

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