Earlier on December 14, Pakistan received the second installment of $1 billion from Saudi Arabia
According to the Foreign Ministry officials, the foreign exchange reserves held at $9.26 billion after taking $1 billion of Saudi package. It was also reported that Pakistan will receive the third installment in coming next month.
Last month, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) had confirmed receiving the first $1 billion from the Kingdom.
Earlier during the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan in Saudi Arabia, he said that the country has received an excellent package from Saudi Arabia and now it will not be burdened even after getting a loan from the International Monetary Fund.
The premier said that they are holding talks with other friendly countries for such packages. “Pakistan is playing the role of a mediator to end the Saudi-Yemen conflict. The Muslim Ummah is in trouble due to the Yemen war. We are uniting the Muslim countries,” he announced.