PM to embark on maiden visit to Saudi Arabia on April 6

In Local
April 05, 2024


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is scheduled to embark on an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from April 6th to April 8th, 2024, coinciding with the final days of Ramazan. This journey marks the prime minister’s inaugural foreign visit since assuming office.

Accompanied by a delegation including ministers for foreign affairs, defence, finance, information, and economic affairs, the prime minister will undertake Umrah and partake in prayers at the revered Masjid Nabwi Al-Sharif during his stay, said a statement issued by the PM Office on Friday.

Anticipated highlights of the trip include a meeting between Prime Minister Shehbaz and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, also serving as the Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia. Discussions are expected to cover a range of bilateral issues and delve into regional and global developments of mutual concern.

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The enduring bond between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia is deeply rooted in shared religious and cultural values. The people of Pakistan hold profound reverence for His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

Both nations’ leadership remains steadfast in their commitment to bolstering fraternal ties and fostering mutually beneficial economic and investment relationships.

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