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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan arrives in Jeddah, holds talks with Saudi prince

• Pakistan, Saudi Arabia form council to boost collaboration.

• Army chief discusses regional security with Prince Salman.

Saudi Cown Prince welcomes Pakistani Prime MinisterIslamabad, May 8.– Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Friday renewed pledge to enhance cooperation between the two countries in different fields.

The reaffirmation to boost the bilateral ties came during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s official visit to Saudi Arabia.

Prime Minister Khan arrived at Jeddah Airport on a three-day official visit. It is the Prime Minister’s third official visit to Saudi Arabia since he came to power in 2018. The prime minister was warmly received by Saudi Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman.

Earlier in the day, Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa held meetings with the Saudi leaders. According to an agreement signed after the Prime Minister’s arrival, the two sides decided to form a ‘Supreme Coordination Council’ to have close coordination between the two states.

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