PM, Saudi prince jointly preside over meeting of Supreme Coordination Council
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman jointly presided over the inaugural meeting of Supreme Coordination Council in Islamabad tonight.
The council will ensure implementation of bilateral cooperation in important sectors.
The ministers of foreign affairs, the defence, the defence production, finance, energy, petroleum, water resources and information of both countries are included as members of the council.
The ministers for cultural, interior and human resources will also be the members of the Supreme Coordination Council.
The meeting of the Supreme Coordination Council will be held in Riyadh and Islamabad respective every year. Steering Committee and Joint Working Groups under the council have also been formed.
The establishment of Supreme Coordination Council was proposed by the Saudi Crown Prince.
Saudi Crown Prince receives warm welcome on historic trip to Pakistan
Earlier, a historic moment as His Highness, the Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed Bin Salman is received by Prime Minister Imran Khan on his arrival at Nur Khan Air Base.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Pakistan on a two-day historic visit on the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Saudi Crown Prince given historic welcome
Pakistan rolled out red carpet for the red carpet for Mohammed Bin Salman. Red carpet presented at the Noor Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi, where the prince’s plane arrived. The carpeted stairs were transported to the airbase from the Islamabad Airport.
Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, PM Imran Khan among his cabinet received the crown prince at Noor Khan Airbase.
The Saudi crown prince was given a 21-gun salute. The prime minister drove the crown prince to PM’s House himself, as same like he did with the UAE crown prince.
A welcome ceremony was held at the Prime Minister’s House upon arrival Saudi crown prince.
The Saudi Crown prince was presented by the guard of honour by the troops of jointly forces. During the ceremony, the crown prince introduced his high-powered delegation with Prime Minister Imran Khan.
The Saudi crown prince was warmly welcomed in airspace of Pakistan and a formation of JF-17 Thunder and F-16 fighter jets escorted the jet of the crown prince when it entered the airspace of Pakistan. The security of the Saudi Crown Prince took care by Triple-1 Brigade.
The Saudi crown prince accompanied by a high-powered delegation, including members of Saudi Royal family, key ministers and leading businessmen. The Saudi ministers accompanying the crown prince will meet their counterparts to discuss bilateral cooperation in their respective fields.
It is worth mentioning here that this will be the first state-level visit of the dignitary to Pakistan since his elevation to the position of the Crown Prince in April 2017.
Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa personally reached at Noor Khan Airbase to receive the special guest of Pakistan before his arrival.