Pakistan PM Shahbaz, Saudi prince discuss economic relations - GulfToday

Pakistan PM Shahbaz, Saudi prince discuss economic relations


Prince Mohammed Bin Salman receives Shahbaz Sharif in Jeddah on Saturday. AFP

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Saturday held discussions to further strengthen the bilateral, economic, investment and trade ties between the two countries.

During the meeting, issues of mutual, global and regional interest were also discussed between the two leaders during a meeting at the Royal Palace.

Shahbaz reached the Saudi port city of Jeddah on Friday and was received by Governor of Makkah Khalid Bin Faisal Al Saud and National Security Adviser Dr Musaed Al Aiban.

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During the meeting, the premier also discussed job-creation opportunities in the kingdom for Pakistani expatriates. Earlier, upon his arrival at the palace, the premier was warmly welcomed by the crown prince. He was also given a guard of honour.

Shahbaz Sharif and his accompanied delegation also performed Umrah.

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