Prime Minister Imran in Jeddah after paying respect at Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH)
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in Jeddah after visit to Madina Munawwara on Tuesday night.
Deputy Governor Makkah Prince Khalid Bin Faisal Al-Saud at Royal Terminal received the premier at Jeddah Airport.
Earlier, on his arrival to Roza-e-Rasool (peace be upon him), the doors of Riazul Jannah were opened especially for the prime minister.
He visited the Holy Prophet (PBUH)’s grave along his delegation and offered Maghrib prayer and Nawafil.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhdary and Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood are accompanying the PM.
During his visit, Imran will call on King Salman bin Abdulaziz and hold a bilateral meeting with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
The Saudi Arabian king will also host a state banquet for the visiting dignitaries at the Royal Court.
PM Imran is set to discuss many important bilateral, regional and international issues with the Saudi Arabian leadership.
Matters related to welfare of the Pakistani community in Saudi Arabia and ways to enhance people to people contacts are also likely to come up for the discussions.
The Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen will also call on the prime minister.
Meanwhile, Advisor to Saudi Arabian Information Minister Faheem Bin Hamid Al- Hamid said Imran Khan’s visit to Saudi Arabia will prove a milestone for relations between the two countries.
He said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have same stance on host of international issues, including Afghanistan and both the countries want peace in Afghanistan.
Faheem bin Hamid said Pakistan has rendered unprecedented sacrifices in war on terror.
He said both the countries have been enjoying brotherly and historical relations.
The Saudi advisor emphasized the need to enhance political and economic relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. He said the relations between the two countries will be further strengthened in days to come.