"We have received an unconditional package from Saudi Arabia. No conditions have been imposed," says minister.
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It is hard to believe that such a generous Saudi financial package has no costs.
For any mediation to work, all parties to the conflict would need to be assured of the neutrality of the mediator.
Why should PM Khan simply be taken at his word?
“Now the government won’t need much from the IMF,” claims prime minister.
Package includes $3bn balance of payments support and another $3bn in deferred payments on oil imports.
The Kingdom has also agreed to provide Islamabad a one-year deferred payment facility for import of oil, worth $3bn.
Premier discusses economic challenges facing his government and his plans to tackle them.
Dozens of executives — from bankers JP Morgan to carmaker Ford and ride-hailing app Uber — scrapped plans to attend.
PM Khan also expected to meet Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
China being taken on board on development, says petroleum minister.
Pakistan must improve its ties with Saudi Arabia — while not getting sucked into the Yemen conflict.
Kingdom's proposed investments to fall under separate bilateral agreement.
Members of Saudi team show interest in investing in Gwadar, express satisfaction over facilities and security situation.
Saudi delegation assures full cooperation for the resolution of problems faced by the energy sector in Pakistan.
"Was China taken into confidence before bringing Saudi Arabia into CPEC," questions Senator Raza Rabbani.
PM Imran Khan promised to support Pakistanis imprisoned abroad. Now their families look to the government with hope.
Minister says agreements on Reko Diq gold, copper mines and Gwadar oil refinery likely to be signed next week.
Expansion of CPEC is in the interest of both China and Pakistan, Fawad Chaudhry says in response to Ahsan Iqbal.
Rejecting military solution, PM says every conflict has a political solution.
High-level delegations from Saudi Arabia and UAE will visit Pakistan to discuss trade and security in October.
Saudi King, Crown Prince accept PM Imran’s invitation to visit Pakistan.
During Saudi visit, PM Khan commends crown prince's vision to turn the kingdom into a modern economy.
The PM is scheduled to call on King Salman and hold a bilateral meeting with Crown Prince Mohammad in Jeddah today.
He will also visit the UAE on the invitation of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The premier will hold meetings with Saudi king and crown prince and attend a state banquet.
Chinese and Saudi ministers call on PM.
KSA media minister invites PM Khan to visit Saudi.
An understanding to this effect is reached at the meeting of Pak-Saudi Joint Working Group on Trade and Investment.
Prince Salman conveys 'strong optimism' about Pakistan's ability to defeat the challenges at hand: ISPR.