"Pakistan fully supports the kingdom with all its capacities in confronting these sabotage acts," the state news agency cited him as saying during a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah.
Prince Mohammad Bin Salman invited Imran Khan to the Kingdom, as both leaders reaffirmed the resolve to boost bilateral ties. The development came during a telephonic conversation between the crown prince and the prime minister.
This came in a phone call Sheikh Mohamed received on Saturday from the Pakistani leader wherein they discussed regional and international issues of interest as well as ways of advancing cooperation between the two countries in confronting the menacing threat of terrorism to regional security and stability.
Emirati warplanes escorted the plane carrying the Saudi Crown Prince as he entered the airspace of the UAE, in tribute to him.
Prince Mohammed conferred Gen Bajwa with the King Abdulaziz Medal of Excellent Class for his "distinguished efforts in consolidating and strengthening bonds of friendship and joint cooperation and developing Saudi-Pakistani relations."
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques expressed appreciation of Pakistan's position, stressing that the Kingdom is capable of dealing with the effects of this criminal act which aimed at destabilising the security and stability of the region and global energy supplies.
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 may seek a $7.4 billion financial assistance package from the kingdom in the shape of cash deposits and oil on deferred payments, including rollover of the existing $4.2 billion facilities that are expiring by the end of this year.
"We've sent $1 billion to Saudi Arabia," he said. Another $1 billion will be repaid to Riyadh next month, a foreign ministry official said. Islamabad had returned $1 billion in July.
Imran said the opposition parties have been blackmailing the government since day one to grant them amnesty. He said that the NRO given to the opposition by Pervez Musharraf had had disastrous effects on Pakistan, leading to an increase in debt liabilities.