PM Shehbaz lands in Abu Dhabi after wrapping up 3-day Saudi visit – Pakistan

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Abu Dhabi for a one-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday.

UAE Attorney General Abdullah bin Sultan Al-Nuaimi welcomed the Prime Minister and his delegation at the airport.

Prime Minister Shebaz will also meet with UAE Armed Forces Deputy Commander-in-Chief and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

The day before, the prime minister met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral, economic, investment and trade relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

The Prime Minister visited Saudi Arabia for the first three days after taking office, accompanied by a delegation of Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Miftah Ismail, Nawabzada Shahzain Bugti, Marriyum Aurangzeb, Khawaja Asif, Chaudhry Salik Hussain and Dr Khalid. Maqbool Siddiqui, Mohsin Dawar and Maulana Tahir Ashrafi.

According to a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office, Shevaz and his delegation were awarded the guardsmen upon arriving at the palace.

During the meeting, the two leaders held broad discussions on issues of mutual interest, as well as global and regional issues. The Prime Minister also emphasized job creation for Pakistanis.

This afternoon, Prime Minister Shebaz thanked the Saudi Prince for his “warm welcome and always with Pakistan” promise to take the Pakistan-Saudi relationship to a new and higher level.

all report in the formula Saudi media (Spa) said, “The Prime Minister of Pakistan visited the kingdom and said he was happy to meet the Crown Prince of HRH.”

According to Spa, the two leaders reviewed the fraternal and historical relationship between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. In addition, the prospects for bilateral cooperation, promising opportunities, and ways to develop them in various fields were also discussed. The two sides also reviewed all regional and international issues and discussed a number of common interests.

The prime minister arrived in Madina, Saudi Arabia on Thursday to visit Masjid and pray. After spending two days in Madina and Jeddah, he arrived in Makkah today.

During a visit to the Holy Mosque on Saturday, the gates of the Sacred Kaaba were opened exclusively for Prime Minister Shevaz Sharif and Federal Ministers.

The Prime Minister also performed Umrah with the delegation and prayed for the safety of the country, the country, the Muslim Umma, and the development and prosperity of Pakistan.

PM Meets OIC Director

Separately, Prime Minister Shebaz also met Hissane Brahim Taha, secretary-general of the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (IS), in Mecca today.

At the meeting, the prime minister confirmed the government’s promise to promote the interests of the Muslim Umma as a cornerstone of Pakistan’s foreign policy, the Prime Minister’s Office said.

Shehbaz, chairman of the OIC Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, added that he expects Pakistan to play an active role in relation to the interests and concerns of OIC member states.

He also appreciates the OIC’s consistent and unequivocal support for the Kashmir cause, which urges Taha to lead diplomatic efforts to “promote a peaceful and lasting resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir conflict” in accordance with UN Security Council resolutions and Kashmir’s aspirations. give.