PM Imran performs Umrah ahead of meeting with Saudi king

KARACHI/MAKKAH/MADINA: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday performed Umrah a day after his arrival here in Saudi Arabia — his first official visit to the Kingdom after assuming office — and prayed for Pakistan’s prosperity.

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The doors to Kaaba, Islam’s holiest shrine at Mecca’s Grand Mosque were opened especially for the Pakistani premier, who offered nafal prayers at the sacred place.

PM Imran, accompanied by Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Asad Umar, and Fawad Chaudhry, the ministers of foreign affairs, finance, and information, respectively, also paid a visit to Roza-e-Rasool (Peace Be upon Him) — the final resting place of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) — in Medina and offered Maghreb prayers there.

AFP

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