Makkah (UNA-OIC) – Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Saturday night performed Umrah along with his accompanying delegation on the first day of his three-day visit to Saudi Arabia.
The Prime Minister prayed for the peace and prosperity of Pakistan as well as Muslim Ummah.
Earlier, soon after his arrival in Madinah Munawara in the evening, he proceeded to the Mosque of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), where he paid respects at Al-Rawdah Al-Sharifah and prayed for the progress and prosperity of the country.
Upon arrival in Jeddah, Imran Khan was received by Deputy Governor of Makkah Region Prince Badar bin Sultan Al Saud, while in Madinah, he was welcomed by Deputy Governor of Madinah Region Prince Saud Bin Khalid Al-Faisal.
The Prime Minister arrived in Saudi Arabia at an invitation from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to attend the launch of the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit being held in Riyadh.
During the visit, Imran Khan will also participate in the Pakistan-Saudi Investment Forum and meet with the Saudi leadership. He is also expected to have a meeting with Pakistan community members in Saudi Arabia.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Energy Minister Hammad Azhar, and Special Assistant for Environment Malik Amin Aslam.