HAFAR UL BATIN (Saudi Arabia): Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived here on Wednesday on a three-day official visit on the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
He was received at the King Saud Airport by Saudi Defence Minister Muhammad bin Salman and senior officials.
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Special Assistant to PM on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi are accompanying the prime minister on the visit.
From Hafar ul Batin, the prime minister went to King Khalid military city, where he attended a dinner hosted by the Custodian of Harmain al Sharifain.
The prime minister will attend the concluding ceremony of the “North Thunder” military exercise on Thursday, along with leaders of other countries taking part in the exercise.
Published in Dawn, March 10th, 2016