PM Imran Khan meets Saudi crown prince

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JEDDAH: Prime Minister Imran Khan met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman shortly after arriving in Jeddah on Thursday.

According to a statement by the Government of Pakistan, two sides exchanges views on issues of mutual interests and bilateral ties.

The PM is in Saudi Arabia on a two-day visit before his departure to New York where he will attend the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

On arrival at royal terminal of Jeddah, the Prime Minister was welcomed by Governor of Makkah Khalid Al-Faisal. 

In a press statement, Foreign Office said that the Prime Minister will discuss with the Saudi leadership the various dimensions of the grave situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir,arising from India’s illegal and unilateral actions of 5 August 2019.

The Prime Minister has been in regular contact on the Kashmir issue with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman.

Since the visit to Pakistan by the Saudi crown prince in February 2019, there is a growing momentum in Pakistan-Saudi Arabia relations in all areas of cooperation.

During the Prime Minister’s visit, the two sides will discuss ways of further strengthening the economic partnership between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

Pakistan-Saudi relations are traditionally marked by warmth and mutual trust.

The Prime Minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia will further reinforce the close fraternal ties between the two countries and deepen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.