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Saudi crown prince’s visit to further strengthen bilateral relations: PM Khan | MoUs signed as Saudi crown prince meets PM in historic visit to Pakistan | Saudi crown prince sees Pakistan as ‘very important country in future’
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ISLAMABAD
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman reached Islamabad on a two-day official visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. After receiving a warm welcome, the Saudi crown prince arrived at PM House and was presented a guard of honour.
At the PM House, Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) were signed between the two countries in diverse sectors. The ceremony was witnessed by the crown prince and PM Imran. The Saudi crown prince and PM Imran held one-on-one meeting, while the officials of the two countries signed the MoUs.
Saudi Arabia always stood beside Pakistan in difficult times: PM
PM Imran, while addressing the MoU-signing ceremony, said that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan always enjoyed brotherly relations. “Saudi Arabia always stood beside Pakistan in difficult times.”
The prime minister said that the two countries need to extend cooperation in tourism, petrochemicals, and other fields. “We are taking Pak-Saudi ties to its zenith,” said the PM, adding that in future the relations would reach new heights.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran, along with his Cabinet members, arrived at Nur Khan airbase and received the Saudi crown prince. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa also reached the air base to extend warm welcome.
PM drives car to take Prince to PM House
Taking a departure from the norm, PM Imran himself drove the car to the PM House.
When Saudi crown prince’s plane reached Pakistani air space, Pakistan Air Force’s JF-17 Thunder and F-16 jets took the plane into its protective circle.
$20b investment
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman said on Sunday that the first phase of investment has been completed in Pakistan, which is worth $20 billion.
Today, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman reached Islamabad on a two-day official visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
While addressing a ceremony at the PM House to sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) between the two countries, the prince said that the investment will prove fruitful for both Pakistan and the Kingdom. “Pakistani leadership is impressive and the country’s future seems quite bright,” said the crown prince. Prince Salman said that Pakistan is a very important country for Saudi Arabia and he was very pleased to visit the country.
He said that the kingdom will invest further in the country. The Saudi crown prince was given a historic welcome upon his arrival. After reaching the country, the prime minister himself drove the Saudi crown prince in a car to the PM House, where he was presented a guard of honour.
At the PM House, MoUs were signed between the two countries in diverse sectors. The ceremony was witnessed by the crown prince and PM Imran.
PM Imran, while addressing the MoU-signing ceremony, said that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan always enjoyed brotherly relations. “Saudi Arabia always stood beside Pakistan in difficult times.” The prime minister said that the two countries need to extend cooperation in tourism, petrochemicals, and other fields. “We are taking Pak-Saudi ties to its zenith,” said the PM, adding that in future the relations would reach new heights.



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