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PM leaves for Saudi Arabia on two-day visit

PM leaves for Saudi Arabia on two-day visit
September 19, 2019
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday has left for Saudi Arabia on a two day official visit It was reported that the prime minister will discuss the various dimensions of the grave situation in Occupied Kashmir with Saudi leaderships. According to a statement issued from his office, PM Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia on 19th and 20th of September before proceeding to New York to attend the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The statement stated that PM Khan has been in regular contact on the Kashmir issue with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman. “Since the visit to Pakistan by Mohamed bin Salman in February 2019, there is a growing momentum in Pakistan-Saudi Arabia relations in all areas of cooperation,” it added. During the PM’s visit, the two sides will discuss ways of further strengthening the economic partnership between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. The prime minister’s visit to Saudi Arabia will further reinforce the close fraternal ties between the two countries and deepen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.
PM, Saudi crown prince again discuss Kashmir issue
PM Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed the Kashmir issue. According to the reports in the Arab TV, Imran Khan once again telephoned the Saudi crown prince and apprised him about the latest situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir. During the telephonic call, both the leaders exchanged views on overall situation of the region. This was the third phone call between Pm Khan and the Saudi crown prince within three weeks. Earlier on August 27, PM Imran Khan and  Mohammed bin Salman held telephonic conversation on early Tuesday and discussed situation in the occupied Kashmir. PM Imran apprised MBS about the latest situation in the occupied valley, entire lockdown and Indian aggression on innocent Kashmiris, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA). The Saudi crown prince stressed upon the implementation on the United Nations resolutions to resolve core issue of Kashmir, a longstanding dispute between Pakistan and India. On August 20, both leaders had telephonic conversation over the Kashmir situation.