Pakistan PM expresses full support to Saudi Arabia during Jeddah visit

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Jeddah on Thursday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. (SPA)

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed on Thursday his country’s full support to Saudi Arabia following last weekend attacks on the kingdom’s oil facilities, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

“Pakistan fully supports the kingdom with all its capacities in confronting these sabotage acts,” the state news agency cited him as saying during a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, at Al-Salam Palace in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman stressed that these sabotage acts aim to destabilize security and stability in the region, affirming the importance of addressing such acts.

The prime minister was received at King Abdulaziz International Airport by Prince Khalid al-Faisal, the governor of Mecca, and Dr. Ibrahim al-Assaf, the minister of foreign affairs, as well as a number of officials.

The meeting was attended by Prince Turki bin Mohammed bin Fahd, Minister of the State; Prince Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Minister of National Guard; Dr. Ibrahim al-Assaf, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Khalid Al-Humaidan, Chief of General Intelligence; Saudi ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Al-Malki, and the Pakistani Prime Minister’s accompanying delegation.

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