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MBS in Pakistan: Everything you need to know about the crown prince's visit

Multi-billion dollar deals, twin cities on high alert, and high-level engagements to dominate two-day state visit.
Updated Feb 18, 2019 08:08pm

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman ─ known as MBS for short ─ is paying his first state visit to Pakistan since becoming the heir to the throne in 2017. The purpose of the prince's two-day visit — which was originally scheduled for February 16 but began on February 17 — is to wrap up a series of multi-billion dollar deals with Pakistan in various sectors.

The visit, however, has garnered interest as much for the entourage and equipment accompanying the heir apparent as for what will transpire during his stay. Here, Dawn.com rounds up all the details known about the trip so far.

Business agreements

Crown prince's agenda

The royal treatment

Security measures


The following details have been reported by different publications: