June 1, 2019 at 6:14 pm
Chitral Times Report
ISLAMABAD:Prime Minister Imran Khan had a bilateral meeting with His Royal Highness Muhammad Bin Salman, Crown Prince of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on the sidelines of the 14th Islamic Summit in Makkah-Al-Makarramah today. The Crown Prince extended a warm welcome to Prime Minister Imran Khan on his visit to the Kingdom for the OIC Summit. The Prime Minister thanked the Crown Prince for the traditional Saudi hospitality and extended felicitations on Saudi Arabia’s assumption of OIC Chair. The two leaders took stock of the current state of bilateral political, economic and trade relations. They agreed to expedite decisions taken during the visit of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman to Pakistan in February 2019, in particular early implementation of decisions taken during the first meeting of the Supreme Coordination Council. Prime Minister Imran Khan also thanked the government of Saudi Arabia for extending oil facility to Pakistan against deferred payments. He added that the brotherly gesture of the Kingdom provided timely support to the economy of Pakistan at a crucial juncture. Prime Minister Imran Khan and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman agreed to regularly exchange views on all issues of mutual interest.