Riyadh, 26 October 2022 (TDI): The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, held a bilateral meeting with the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, in Riyadh on Tuesday.

Shehbaz Sharif is on an official visit to Saudi Arabia at the invitation of the Saudi Crown prince. He was warmly received by Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Tuesday.

Meeting with Saudi Crown Prince

The leaders of both countries held a bilateral meeting in Riyadh. During the meeting, matters of bilateral cooperation and regional security situation came under discussion.

Both countries agreed to further promote bilateral cooperation in the business and investment sectors.

The meeting was also attended by the Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Marriyum Aurangzeb, and the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hina Rabbani Khar.

Moreover, Federal Minister for Defense, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, and Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar, also attended the meeting.

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The Prime Minister of Pakistan had an excellent meeting with Mohammed Bin Salman and told on Twitter that both parties agreed to upgrade and enhance bilateral ties. The Prime Minister also invited the Saudi Crown Prince to Pakistan.

Earlier on Tuesday, Shehbaz Sharif addressed the Future Investment Initiative Summit in Riyadh. He underlined the need for combined efforts to explore the true potential of clean energy resources during his address at the summit.

Shehbaz Sharif told that “I believe Pakistan has uniquely placed to leverage this change. We have one of the youngest populations in the world. Most of these youngsters are equipped with the tools of the new digital world.”

“Their talent is already recognized as Pakistan is the fourth most popular country for freelancing.” The Prime Minister added.

Moreover, he said that “Through Information Technology, E-Commerce and innovation we can overcome all challenges, especially political, economic, social, educational, and agricultural and climate change as well.”