IN PICTURES: Saudi King Salman receives Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan
Saudi Arabia's King Salman has received Pakistan's Imran Khan, who is currently on his maiden tour as prime minister, in Jeddah on Wednesday.
Khan has reaffirmed Islamabad’s support of Saudi Arabia as he met with Saudi leadership on Wednesday.
Khan made the statement on Wednesday in an exclusive interview with Al Arabiya News Channel’s General Manager Turki al-Dakhil.
“Anyone who comes to power in Pakistan will visit Saudi Arabia first,” Khan told Al Arabiya. “Saudi Arabia has in the past helped Pakistan when Pakistan has been in need,” he added.
“Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have a strong people-to-people relationship,” he told al-Dakhil.