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Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to depart for Saudi Arabia today on a first foreign trip after he took office as chief executive of the country last month.

The prime minister will be visiting the kingdom on the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.

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During his two-day visit, he will meet King Salman to discuss many important bilateral, regional and International issues. Similarly, matters related to the welfare of the Pakistani community in Saudi Arabia and ways to enhance people to people contact are likely to come up for the discussion.

The prime minister will be accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar and Adviser to the PM on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Secretary-General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen will also call on the premier.

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