PM Shehbaz embarks on two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia 

PM Shehbaz embarks on two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia 

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday left for a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia.

According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office (FO), PM Shehbaz is visiting the Kingdom on the invitation of Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

During his stay in Riyadh, the prime minister will hold consultations with the Saudi Crown Prince to review the longstanding fraternal relations, with a view to further strengthening the multifaceted cooperation, especially in the economic field.

The prime minister will also attend the Saudi Future Investment Initiative Summit.

Earlier in a series of tweets, PM Shehbaz said that the present state of the global economy needed "new thinking and bold vision to overcome the irritants and forge new paths."

Shehbaz Sharif said there were serious concerns about the threat of global recession hitting the economies.

"The pandemic and climate-induced disasters have already put immense strains on the developing countries," he said, adding that it was high time the world explored solutions to the deepening challenges through candid dialogue.