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June 19, 2019
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PM meets with Saudi leadership

RIYADH: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif and Saudi Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz have agreed to bring the two countries closer in various fields.

The Prime Minister has reached Saudi Arabia to meet ailing Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz and he met with king in Riyadh.

The Prime Minister remained with him for some time and inquired about his health. He prayed for his good health, recovery and long life.

Expressing concern over the health of the King, the Prime Minister said being custodians of the Holy Mosques Saudi leadership has a special place in the heart of every Pakistani.

He said Pakistan nation is praying for his speedy recovery and long life of the King.

In a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince, The two sides exchanged views on all areas of mutual interest, including economic, defence and security cooperation, export of manpower from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia and regional and international issues.

The Saudi Crown Prince said the Kingdom is second home to Pakistanis.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister has arrived in Jeddah. He will be performing umrah and also visit Madina Munawarrah to pay homage to Roza Rasool Sallu alaihi Wa alaihi wassalam.

Earlier, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif had arrived in Saudi Arabia on a two-day private visit to inquire after the health of King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz.

He was received by Governor Riyadh Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz at the Royal Terminal of Riyadh airport.