PM Imran leaves for Riyadh to attend Saudi investment summit

05:28 PM | 22 Oct, 2018
PM Imran leaves for Riyadh to attend Saudi investment summit
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has left for a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia today (Monday) on the special invitation of Saudi King Salman bin Abdel Aziz.

The PM khan is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry and Finance Minister Asad Umar.

The premier will attend the ‘Future Investment Initiative’ (FII) conference in Saudi Arabia. The conference, termed "Davos in the desert", will host leading businesspersons, investors, corporate giants, representatives of hi-tech industry and major media outlets at one platform, the Foreign Office earlier said in a press release.

PM Imran's participation on the first day of the conference is aimed at projecting Pakistan's economic and investment potential as well as its vision for the next five years.

The conference provides an opportunity to interact with important business leaders who are interested in investing in Pakistan, the press release stated.

The premier will also call on King Salman and meet Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman to discuss matters of mutual interest.

PM Imran’s participation in the conference signifies our solidarity with the Kingdom in its efforts to become an emerging hub of international business and investment, the press release added.

The prime minister last toured Saudi Arabia on September 18.