PM in Riyadh
15 January, 2015
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Riyadh on Thursday 15,January,2015 on a scheduled visit to inquire about the health of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia.
Prime Minister Nawaz was received by Riyadh’s governor Prince Turki bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Ambassador of Pakistan to KSA Manzoor-ul-Haq and other senior officials.
Prime Minister Nawaz will convey good wishes and prayers for the king's early recuperation on behalf of the Government of Pakistan and its people.
The Foreign Office said that the premier will also hold talks with the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.
Both leaders will exchange views to enhance relations between the two countries in areas of mutual interest.
Moreover, cooperation in the economic, defence and security sector along with increasing manpower from Pakistan to the kingdom would also be discussed.
Prime Minister Nawaz's visit to Saudi Arabia is the third high-level contact between the two countries in less than a year.