President Mamnoon meets Saudi King Salman in Makkah

Published: June 18, 2017
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President Mamnoon Hussain being received by King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Safa Palace, Makkah during an iftar dinner on Saturday, June 17, 2017. PHOTO: PID

President Mamnoon Hussain being received by King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Safa Palace, Makkah during an iftar dinner on Saturday, June 17, 2017. PHOTO: PID

President Mamnoon Hussain called on Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Makkah on Sunday.

Both the leaders discussed matter pertaining to bilateral relations and mutual interests with a special emphasis on the emerging situation in the Middle East and South Asia, according to Radio Pakistan.

President Mamnoon Hussain with King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the Safa Palace, Makkah during an iftar dinner on Saturday, June 17, 2017. PHOTO: PID

The president lauded efforts of the Saudi government for excellent arrangements for the Umrah pilgrims during Ramazan.

Pakistan’s role in the GCC conflict

President Mamnoon also held meetings with his Yemeni counterpart Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and Kuwait’s national assembly speaker Marzouq bin Ali Al-Ghanim during his visit to Saudi Arabia.

President Mamnoon Hussain being seen off by Jeddah Governor Prince Mashal bin Majid bin Abdulaziz, Mayor Mohammad Abu Raes and other Saudi officials at the King Abdulaziz airport on Sunday, June 18, 2017. PHOTO: PID

Later, the president left for home after performing Umrah. Jeddah Governor Mishaal bin Majid bin Abdulaziz saw him off at the airport.

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Reader Comments (2)

  • Ali S
    Jun 18, 2017 - 8:33PM

    Why do we even have a President? What exactly is he supposed to do?Recommend

  • rich
    Jun 18, 2017 - 10:32PM

    soemthing is cooking, today PM is in saudi

    my guess would be pakistan is throwing its lot with saudi and team against qatar, iran ectRecommend

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