PM leaves for first foreign visit to Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan  on Tuesday left for  a two-day state visit to Saudi Arabia, from September 18 to 19, on the invitation of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

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The prime minister is being accompanied by foreign minister, finance minister and adviser to the prime minister on commerce, a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said a day earlier.

The prime minister will call on King Salman and hold a bilateral meeting with the Crown Prince. The king will also host a state banquet for the prime minister at the Royal Court. Accompanying ministers will also meet their counterparts to discuss bilateral cooperation.

The prime minister will also do Ziarat at Madinah and perform Umra.

The prime minister along with the delegation will arrive in Abu Dhabi in the evening on September 19. He will be received by Mohammaed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

He is visiting the UAE on the invitation of the Crown Prince. The two leaders will discuss issues of bilateral interest.

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