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Historic welcome awaits Saudi prince on his arrival in Pakistan: Fawad

Historic welcome awaits Saudi prince on his arrival in Pakistan: Fawad
February 15, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Friday said that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will be accorded historic and warm welcome on his arrival in Pakistan. After inaugurating Arab News’ office in Islamabad while speaking to the journalists, the minister has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan and his cabinet will receive the Saudi Crown prince and his high-powered delegation at Nur Khan Airbase. Fawad Chaudhry said a formation of JF-17 Thunder fighter jets will escort the jet of the Crown Prince when it will enter the airspace of Pakistan. He said the Saudi prince will be given a twenty one gun salute on his arrival. The information minister elaborated that security arrangements have been made for the visiting dignitary and his delegation.
Banquet to be held at PM’s House in honor of Saudi prince
He said a banquet will be held at the Prime Minister’s House in honor of the visiting dignitary. Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will also address on the occasion.
BOI will sign a number of MoU
The minister said that Saudi Arabia and UAE acknowledged the importance of investment in Pakistan. He further elaborated that the foreign investment was enhance in the country more than previous ten years. He said that the Board of Investment (BOI) will sign a number of Memorandums of Understandings to enhance cooperation between the two countries. He said an unprecedented Saudi investment is expected during Crown Prince's visit.
Saudia is going to build two new cities
Fawad Chaudhry said Saudi Arabia is going to build two new cities and the government of Pakistan will try to get maximum jobs for Pakistani labour. Fawad Chaudhry said that on Sunday, a banquet will be held at the President House, where President Dr Arif Alvi would confer the highest civil award on Mohammad bin Salman. The minister said a Supreme Coordination Council led by Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and Prime Minister Imran Khan will be launched during the visit for effective coordination and follow up to achieve mutually agreed objectives.
All political parties united over Pak-Saudi relations
The information minister termed that all the political parties are united over Pakistan’s relations with Saudi Arabia. He also mentioned that the opposition has not such a strong relation as per they pronounced.
Fawad rejects report to shut Islamabad on Saudi prince arrival
Fawad Chaudhry denied the reports to shut the twin city on arrival of Saudi crown prince. He said that all the reports, which circulating to close twin cities, are false.
Mohammad bin Salman to arrive in Islamabad on Sunday
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday on a two-day official visit to Pakistan on invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. He will be accompanied by a high-powered delegation, including members of Saudi Royal family, key ministers and leading businessmen. This will be the first state-level visit of the dignitary to Pakistan since his elevation to the position of Crown Prince in April 2017. During his visit, Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman will meet President Dr Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa. A Senate delegation will also call on the Crown Prince to discuss ways to enhance parliamentary cooperation between the two countries. The Saudi Ministers accompanying the Crown Prince will meet their counterparts to discuss bilateral cooperation in their respective fields. During his stay, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia will sign a number of agreements and MoUs in diverse sectors. The two countries will also discuss ways and means to develop a robust follow-up mechanism to ensure effective implementation and quick progress on tangible areas of cooperation.
FO says Pakistan, Saudi Arabia will sign on eight MoU
Meanwhile, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal has said that visit of the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia underscores that Pakistan has the potential in terms of both human and natural to turn itself into a strong and economically vibrant country. In a series of tweet, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan had already stated in Dubai that "Don't Miss the Boat". In another tweet, Dr Muhammad Faisal said Saudi-Pakistan Supreme He said the Saudi-Pakistan Supreme Council will help the two countries for effective coordination and follow up to achieve mutually agreed objectives.