MADINAH: Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday paid his respects at Roza-e-Rasool (SAW) and offered Maghrib prayers and Nawafil in Riaz-ul-Jannah. The doors of Roza-e-Rasool (SAW) were specially opened for the prime minister and his delegation. On arrival of the prime minister, hundreds of Pakistanis gathered in Masjid-e-Nabvi and raised slogans in favour of Imran Khan and Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan, who arrived in Madinah earlier in the day on a two-day state visit of Saudi Arabia, later left for Jeddah. Upon arrival at the airport in Madinah, the prime minister was warmly received by Governor Madinah Prince Faisal bin Salman, Pakistan Ambassador in Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham bin Saddique, Saudi authorities and official of the Consulate.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umer, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain and Adviser for Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood are accompanying the prime minister.
The prime minister undertook the state visit to Saudi Arabia on the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman.
During his stay, the prime minister called on King Salman and held bilateral talks with the Crown Prince. The king also hosted a state banquet for the prime minister at the Royal Court. The accompanying ministers also met their counterparts to discuss bilateral cooperation. During the visit, Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen called on the prime minister.