Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.
PHOTO BY ARCHIVE
DUBAI – Cricket legend turned politician Imran Khan embarks on his first foreign trip as Pakistan’s Prime Minister on Tuesday.
Khan arrived in Riyadh for a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday and visited the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah.
The Pakistani prime minister will visit the UAE capital on Wednesday.
In Abu Dhabi, Khan and his delegation are expected to arrive in the evening, according to the Pakistan Foreign Ministry.
Upon arrival at Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia, Khan was received by Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al Madinah Al Munawarah Region.
PM Imran Khan reaches Saudi Arabia on his first official foreign visit: he is accompanied by few cabinet members, including foreign minister @SMQureshiPTI and finance minister @Asad_Umar. #PMIK @ImranKhanPTI pic.twitter.com/1MTZ7k8dLC
— PTI (@PTIofficial) September 18, 2018
Khan is expected to meet King Salman bin Abdulaziz and hold talks with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
The king will also host a state banquet for Khan at the royal court, according to the Pakistan Foreign Ministry. GAD/Expat Media
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