High-level Saudi delegation arrives in Pakistan ahead of Crown Prince’s first state visit

05:55 PM | 17 Feb, 2019
High-level Saudi delegation arrives in Pakistan ahead of Crown Prince’s first state visit
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ISLAMABAD – A high-level delegation of Saudi officials, led by Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, arrived in Pakistan ahead of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit on Sunday.

The 19-member Saudi delegation, which came to Pakistan on two special aircrafts, was welcomed by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The delegation was taken to Islamabad amid tight security.

Security has been put on high alert in the federal capital, with 111 brigade taking over the responsibility of security at Nur Khan airbase.

The Saudi crown prince is likely to reach Islamabad at 7pm on Sunday.

The Saudi Crown Prince will be accorded rousing and warm welcome on his arrival in Pakistan. Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Cabinet will receive the Saudi Crown prince and his high-powered delegation at Nur Khan Airbase.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will himself drive him to the PM House where the Saudi crown prince will stay.

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Posters carrying pictures of the Saudi crown prince have been placed across the roads of capital.

A formation of JF-17 Thunder fighter jets will escort the jet of the Crown Prince when it will enter the airspace of Pakistan. The Saudi Crown Prince will be given a 21-gun salute on his arrival.