‘Want to see a prosperous Pakistan', Saudi King Salman tells Imran

Published: August 12, 2018
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Saudi King also felicitates PTI chief on election win, conveys country's well wishes. FILE PHOTOS

Saudi King also felicitates PTI chief on election win, conveys country's well wishes. FILE PHOTOS

Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and crown prince Muhammad bin Salman on Sunday reached out to prime minister-in-waiting Imran Khan and shared their hope to see a prosperous Pakistan during the soon to be formed government’s reign.

Both leaders congratulated him on his election win and conveyed well wishes for the former cricketer in their felicitation messages, Express News reported.

The Saudi monarchs prayed for the well being of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief and sent the country’s felicitations on the party’s election victory on July 25.

Imran accepts Iran visit in telephonic conversation with President Rowhani

Since the election results which saw the Imran-led PTI win, world leaders have been reaching out to the him to felicitate him on the victory and looking to work together with the prime minister-in-waiting.

Among them was Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who had a telephonic conversation with the PM-designate. The Iranian president congratulated Khan on winning the general elections and invited him to visit Iran which he accepted.

Last week, Khan conveyed to Tehran’s envoy Mehdi Honardoost, who paid him a visit at his Bani Gala residence that the country wanted to play a constructive and positive role between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

There has been a longstanding rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran with both sides on opposing sides of conflicts in the Middle East.

 

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Reader Comments (4)

  • tuebob
    Aug 12, 2018 - 10:43PM

    Saudis provide money, oil, and carry World influence. What does Iran bring to the table?Recommend

  • Iftikhar Khan
    Aug 12, 2018 - 11:58PM

    By the grace of god, corruption free administration backed by Baba Farid’s miracle from grave and invocations led by the Sorcerer-in-Chief of new administration, we will start noticing prosperous Pakistan as early as August 18, 2018. Recommend

  • Mr Keema
    Aug 13, 2018 - 12:12PM

    And no more proxy wars on our soil, and for that matter, no more hunting of endangered animals.Recommend

  • Mr Keema
    Aug 13, 2018 - 12:12PM

    And no more proxy wars on our soil, and for that matter, no more hunting of endangered animals.Recommend

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