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Pakistan Prime Minister visits Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on first official visit abroad

India Blooms News Service | | 23 Aug 2017, 04:47 pm
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IBNS): Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has left for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, on his first official visit after assuming the office.

He is accompanied by the Foreign Minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, and Minister of Finance, Ishaq Dar. During the day long visit, Prime Minister will hold meeting with H.H Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Al-Saud, Vice Custodian of Two Holy Mosques and Crown Prince besides offering homage at the Roza e Rasool (S.A.W). H.H King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud is currently out of the Kingdom on a private visit.

During the meeting with H.H Prince Muhammad bin Salman Al-Saud the whole spectrum of bilateral relations would be reviewed. In addition, the two leaders will also discuss emerging regional and global geo-strategic situation and other matters of mutual interest, read a statement issued by Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Prime Minister's visit signifies the warmth and fraternity that characterizes the relations between the two major Islamic countries and is in keeping with the tradition of frequent visits undertaken by the Pakistani Leadership to the Kingdom Saudi Arabia a close and time-tested friend of Pakistan, it said.

There have been number of exchanges at the leadership level from both sides, recently.