Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia, meets crown prince

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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Riyadh on Saturday, on a trip during which he met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Twitter: @KSAMOFA)
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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Riyadh on Saturday, on a trip during which he met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Twitter: @KSAMOFA)
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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Riyadh on Saturday, on a trip during which he met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (Twitter: @KSAMOFA)
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Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is received at King Khalid International Airport by the governor of Riyadh region Prince Faisal bin Bandar. (SPA)
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Updated 15 December 2019

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia, meets crown prince

  • Khan was received at King Khalid International Airport by the governor of Riyadh region Prince Faisal bin Bandar
  • Ambassadors from both countries were in attendance

RIYADH: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries and aspects of cooperation in different areas.

They also reviewed regional and international developments and several other issues of common interest.

Khan arrived in Madinah and visited the Prophet’s Mosque before heading to Riyadh. In Riyadh, Khan was received by Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar at King Khalid International Airport.

In a statement issued on Friday, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry said that the visit was “part of the regular exchanges between the leadership of Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

It added: “The consultations will cover bilateral matters and recent developments in the regional context.”

Khan’s trip follows Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi’s visit earlier this week to Riyadh where Qureshi held a meeting with his Saudi counterpart, Prince Farhan bin Abdullah, to review bilateral relations between the two countries and discuss the latest regional and international developments.


Saudi Arabia announces 38 more deaths from COVID-19

Updated 07 August 2020

Saudi Arabia announces 38 more deaths from COVID-19

  • The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom has increased to 248,948
  • A total of 3,093 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far

LONDON: Saudi Arabia announced 38 more deaths from COVID-19 and 1,567 new cases of the disease on Friday.
Of the new cases, 281 were reported in the Eastern Province, 268 in Makkah, 259 in Asir and 208 in Riyadh.
The total number of recoveries in the Kingdom increased to 248,948 after 1,859 more patients recovered from the virus.
A total of 3,093 people have succumbed to the virus in the Kingdom so far.