PM Shehbaz to embark on Saudi Arabia visit on Saturday

PM Shehbaz to embark on Saudi Arabia visit on Saturday

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif will depart on a visit to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) on Saturday night.

The prime minister will be accompanied by Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Defence, Economic Affairs, Finance and Information, the Radio Pakistan reported.

He will perform Umrah and offer prayers at the Masjid Nabawi Al-Sharif.

The prime minister is expected to meet the Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and discuss issues of mutual interest.

The two leaders will also exchange views on regional and global developments.

“Pakistan and KSA have longstanding fraternal relations rooted in religious and cultural affinity,” Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch said in a statement.

She said the people of Pakistan have the deepest respect and regard for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.

The FO spokesperson said the leadership of both countries is committed to advancing the fraternal ties and mutually rewarding economic and investment relations.