ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan met the Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation Dr. Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen on Wednesday during his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia on his first official overseas trip.
In the meeting, the two sides discussed issues of mutual interest and challenges confronting the Muslim world, the Prime Minister's Office said in brief statement shared with media after the meeting.
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and Pakistani ambassador to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham Bin Saddique also accompanied the prime minister in the meeting.
Earlier in the day Khan and his delegation met Khalid A. Al-Falih, the Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources and chairman of Saudi Aramco, among other Saudi officials.
In the meeting both sides discussed ways to improve trade and economic ties, the PM’s office said.
Khan, on Tuesday, reached Madinah where he visited the Prophet's Mosque before flying on to Jeddah.
The visiting prime minister will call on King Salman and hold a bilateral meeting with the crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday. The King will also host a state banquet for the prime minister at the Royal Court.