ISLAMABAD: PTI chairman Imran Khan is likely to make his first foreign visit as Prime Minister of Pakistan to Saudi Arabia next week, Geo News reported.
Quoting sources Geo reported that Foreign Affairs Ministry is making preparations for the prime minister’s visit to the Kingdom in coordination with Saudi officials.
The visit comes two days after Saudi Information Minister visited Pakistan and met with Prime Minister Khan and other top civil and military officials.
In a telephonic call on August 12, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz had congratulated PM Imran on his victory in the July 25 parliamentary elections.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has expressed the Kingdom’s interest in investing heavily in a bid to strengthen its trade ties with Pakistan.
In the recent past, Prime Minister Imran said that bilateral ties between the two countries would be further strengthened, adding that the leaders of both countries would also visit each other’s country soon in this regard.