Islamabad March 29 (Online): Prime Minister Imran Khan received a telephone call on Monday from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The Crown Prince inquired about the Prime Minister’s health and wished him speedy recovery. The PM also inquired about well-being of the Crown Prince since he had recently undergone a surgical procedure.
Imran Khan lauded the transformational “Green Saudi Initiative” and the “Green Middle East initiative” recently announced by the Crown Prince. He also highlighted Pakistan’s “10 billion Tree Tsunami” initiative, which is underway in the whole country, and its potential dividends to restore ecosystem and to combat climate change.
While highlighting the complementarities between both countries’ environmental initiatives, the Prime Minister hoped for enhanced bilateral cooperation and knowledge sharing in this field.
Imran Khan conveyed warm wishes for the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz.
The Prime Minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to further strengthen amiable and fraternal ties with Saudi Arabia and also reiterated Pakistan’s support for the Kingdom’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.
The prime minister and the Crown Prince agreed to work together to further augment bilateral ties in all spheres. The crown prince invited the prime minister to undertake a visit to Saudi Arabia in the near future.
Imran Khan graciously accepted the invitation. Both the leaders reaffirmed the resolve to further strengthening the strong, longstanding Pakistan-Saudi Arabia fraternal ties.