Islamabad (Staff Report/Agencies): Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia for the second time on October 23.
He is visiting Riyadh on the special invitation of Saudi King Salman Bin Abdel Aziz to participate in Future Investment Initiative Conference.
The conference termed as “Davos in the desert” will host leading businesspersons, investors, corporate giants, representatives of hi-tech industry and major media outlets at one platform.
According to a statement by Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s participation in first day of the conference is aimed at projecting Pakistan’s economic and investment potential as well as the vision of the country in the five years to come.
The conference will provide an opportunity to interact with important business leaders who are interested in investing in Pakistan.
Dr Faisal said that PM Imran Khan's participation in the conference signifies our solidarity with the Kingdom in its efforts to become emerging hub of international business and investment.
The investment conference is now an annual feature in Saudi Arabia. The first moot was held last year which was participated by 3800 leading business figures from ninety countries.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan will also call on King Salman and meet Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.
Matters of mutual interest will be discussed during the meetings.
According to sources, Imran Khan is also expected to hold talks on economic cooperation with Saudi officials during his visit.
The PM last visited Saudi Arabia on September 18.
After his Saudi visit, Prime Minister Imran Khan will undertake a three-day official tour to China from November 3.