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Pakistan PM Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE this week

King Salman will also host a state banquet for the prime minister at the Royal Court

Pakistan PM Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE this week
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia and UAE from Tuesday at the invitation of the two countries leaderships, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia and UAE from Tuesday at the invitation of the two countries leaderships, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

It will be the prime minister's first foreign visit since he took office in August. Khan will be accompanied by the foreign minister, the finance minister and his commerce adviser, the Foreign Ministry said.

Khan is expected to call on Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and hold a bilateral meeting with crown prince on bilateral ties, the ministry said in a statement.

King Salman will also host a state banquet for the prime minister at the Royal Court. Accompanying Ministers will also meet their counterparts to discuss bilateral cooperation.

The Pakistani delegation will also proceed to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE on Wednesday. The two sides will discuss issues of bilateral interests, according to the statement.

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