Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Pakistan in pictures

Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Pakistan in pictures
After arriving at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad on Sunday, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was given Guard of Honor by a smartly turned out contingent of the country’s military. (PID)
Updated 20 February 2019

Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Pakistan in pictures

Saudi Crown Prince’s visit to Pakistan in pictures

ISLAMABAD: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman concluded his two-day Official visit to Pakistan earlier this week. He presided over a ceremony along with Prime Minister Imran Khan in which the two countries signed seven memorandum of understandings [MoUs] and agreements worth $20 billion between the two countries. President of Pakistan Dr Arif Ali also conferred the highest civil award, Nishan-e-Pakistan, on the visiting Saudi royal. Here are some of the highlights of his visit.




Pakistan gave an unprecedented welcome to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman by sending its fighter jets to escort his airplane as soon as it entered its airspace on Sunday. (PID)




Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived on a two-day official visit to Pakistan on Sunday. He was invited by Prime Minister Imran Khan who had earlier chosen the Kingdom as his first foreign destination after assuming the top political office of his country. (PID)




Prime Minister Imran Khan and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the Nur Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi on Sunday. (PID)

 




Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a red carpet welcome on his arrival. He was warmly received by Prime Minister Imran Khan, his cabinet members, the army chief, and other senior officials of the country. (PID)




Breaking the protocol, Prime Minister Imran Khan decided to personally drive Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the PM House in Islamabad on Sunday. Many experts believe his gesture signified the traditional warmth that exists between the two countries. (PID)




Breaking the protocol, Prime Minister Imran Khan decided to personally drive Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the PM House in Islamabad on Sunday. Many experts believe his gesture signified the traditional warmth that exists between the two countries. (PID)




After arriving at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad on Sunday, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was given Guard of Honor by a smartly turned out contingent of the country’s military. (PID)




After arriving at the Prime Minister House in Islamabad on Sunday, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was given Guard of Honor by a smartly turned out contingent of the country’s military. (PID)




Prime Minister Imran Khan and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had a one-on-one after arriving in Islamabad. (PID)




Prime Minister Imran Khan and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman watched as officials of the two countries signed seven memoranda of understanding and agreements worth $20 billion in Islamabad on Sunday. (PID)




Prime Minister Imran Khan and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman co-chair Supreme Coordination Council’s inaugural session in Islamabad on Sunday. The Council will oversee the implementation of agreements and memoranda of understanding between the two countries. (PID)




In this picture, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can be seen with President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, and Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani. (PID)




As the crown prince’s visit unfolded, foreign ministers of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia addressed a joint news conference in Islamabad on Monday. Among other things, the two officials maintained that the seven memoranda of understanding and agreements between the two countries were only the beginning since more such cooperation would follow in the future. (PID)




Pakistan’s Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry receives a gift from Saudi Minister for Media Turki Al-Shabanah on Monday. (PID)




Saudi and Pakistani officials hold a meeting in Islamabad during the visit of the crown prince to the South Asian country. (PID)




Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was driven to the President House on a traditional horse-drawn carriage on Monday. He was accompanied by Prime Minister Imran Khan and was surrounded by President’s Bodyguards. (PID)




Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived at the Presidency in Islamabad to attend a special investiture ceremony that was held in his honor on Monday. (PID)




In this picture, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can be seen with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on a beautiful red carpet. (PID)




Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received an elegant bouquet from children in traditional Pakistani attire at the Presidency on Monday. (PID)




In this picture, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman can be seen with President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Presidency in Islamabad on Monday. (PID)




Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, President Arif Alvi and Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Khusro Bakhtiar can be seen together in this picture. (PID)




President Arif Alvi and Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan presented a framed picture to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Monday. The picture showed the Saudi Royal’s airplane surrounded by Pakistani fighter jets in the country’s airspace. (PID)




President Arif Alvi conferred Pakistan’s top civil award, Nishan-e-Pakistan, on the crown prince in a special investiture ceremony at the Presidency in Islamabad on Monday. (PID)




Before the crown prince’s departure from Pakistan, he held a joint news conference with Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Nur Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi. (PID)




After a short but dignified and productive visit to Pakistan, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman left for Saudi Arabia on Monday. (PID)