Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan has cancelled his scheduled visit to Malaysia to attend the
According to sources, the development comes after PM Imran Khan’s meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in Riyadh on Saturday where the two leaders had discussed bilateral relations.
Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had invited Prime Minister Imran Khan through his Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Bin Haji Yahya in November to participate in the summit.
The summit will begin in Kuala Lumpur on December 18.
Over 400 Muslim leaders, intellectuals, scholars and thinkers from 52 countries will attend the summit.
The foreign leaders will meet on Dec 19 to explore new and workable solutions for problems afflicting the Muslim world.
Notable leaders expected to attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit include Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Hamad Al Thani, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
It is pertinent to mention here that the idea of the summit was finalized on the occasion of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s trilateral meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir bin Mohamad and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in New York in September on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly session.