Pakistan, Saudi Arabia sign several agreements and MoUs in different sectors

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have signed several agreements and Memorandums of Understanding in different sectors.
The signing ceremony was held Prime Minister House in Islamabad tonight.
The sectors include cooperation in the production of electricity, establishment of refinery petrochemical plant, promotion of sports and technical assistance in the standardization sector.
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Muhammad Bin Salman, Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan, ministers of both countries and delegations also attended the ceremony.
Earlier, the Crown Prince reached Islamabad on a two-day official visit to Pakistan on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
After receiving a warm welcome, the Saudi crown prince arrived at PM House and was presented a guard of honor.
At the PM House, Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) were signed between the two countries in diverse sectors. The ceremony was witnessed by the crown prince and PM Imran.
The Saudi crown prince and PM Imran held a one-on-one meeting, while the officials of the two countries signed the MoUs.
PM Imran, while addressing the MoU-signing ceremony, said that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan always enjoyed brotherly relations. “Saudi Arabia always stood beside Pakistan in difficult times.”
The prime minister said that the two countries need to extend cooperation in tourism, petrochemicals, and other fields.
“We are taking Pak-Saudi ties to its zenith,” said the PM, adding that in future the relations would reach new heights.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran, along with his Cabinet members, arrived at Nur Khan airbase and received the Saudi crown prince. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa also reached the air base to extend warm welcome.
Upon arrival, a historic welcome was given to the Saudi crown prince, widely known as “MbS”, who is accompanied by a high-powered delegation, including members of Saudi Royal family, key ministers and leading businesspersons.


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