Pak Saudi Ties
Education minister visits live broadcasting school in Riyadh.
Flights to be operated to Jeddah, Riyadh, Dammam and Al-Qasim.
The facility is expected to help Pakistan convince the IMF about its financing plan.
He will also participate in an event on promotion of investment in Pakistan.
The PM will undertake the visit at the invitation of Crown Prince Salman and will be accompanied by a high-level delegation.
The prime minister is likely to travel to Saudi Arabia over the weekend.
An agreement has almost been reached that will hopefully be made public in two or three days, he says.
Says it is up to India and Pakistan to decide when the time is right for Saudi mediation.
Imran, Gulf leaders call upon the international community to "step up its engagement" in order to avert crises in Afghanistan.
Al Saud calls on COAS to discuss matters of "bilateral interest" and "collaboration for regional peace and connectivity".
Around 400,000 Pakistani workers in Saudi Arabia have been stranded at home due to travel restrictions
Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud will be accompanied by a delegation comprising senior officials of the Saudi government.
CCI approves principles for national electricity policy with consensus.
The two ministers reaffirm the longstanding and fraternal ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Gulf states, led by Saudi Arabia, will be key to Pakistan’s economic recovery in a post-Covid context.
It is very important that Pakistan take no step, or agree to any demand, that can have an adverse effect on national sovereignty.
Qureshi says no compromise over national interest in foreign engagements.
PM's aide Zulfi Bukhari says over 2,000 inmates to benefit from agreement.
Prince Faisal describes Imran’s visit as an extremely important one for bilateral relations.
Envoy in Saudi Arabia asked to help Pakistanis send money through Roshan digital account.
Imran and Saudi crown prince will co-chair coordination council.
PM, Saudi crown prince back political solutions to conflicts in Libya, Syria, Yemen.
Pakistan, Saudi Arabia form council to boost collaboration.
It is expected that the visit will serve to improve “strained” relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa meets Saudi Armed Forces Chief of General Staff Gen Fayiadh Bin Hamed Al Rowaily.
The visit is taking place ahead of Prime Minister Imran Khan's trip to the kingdom, which is expected to start on Friday.
In a letter, Saudi media minister says the visit would provide both sides the opportunity to strengthen media cooperation.
PM lauds kingdom’s green initiatives.
Pakistan’s exports to Saudi Arabia were $446.18 million in 2019-20 while imports stood at $1,735.81m.
Temporary suspension, effective from Feb 3, imposed to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, state news agency reports.