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Saudi crown prince likely to visit Pakistan Nov 21

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 6th November, 2022 02:48:26 PM
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Despite political uncertainty, the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is on track as the Saudi de facto ruler is likely to travel to Islamabad in the third week of this month, local media reported, IANS reported.

Although the Foreign Office is tight-lipped, the tentative date of the visit is November 21, The Express Tribune reported.

Earlier, the visit was in doubt because of the long march of former prime minister. The PTI chairman has now called off the long march and would resume his protest once he fully recovers from his injuries.

Officials are hoping that the situation would remain under control and there would be no upheaval at the time of the visit, The Express Tribune reported.

The Shehbaz Sharif government, who is facing multiple economic challenges, is keen to ensure the visit takes place as the Saudi crown prince is expected to announce another financial bailout package for Pakistan.

Riyadh has already rolled over $3 billion dollar loan that Pakistan had to pay later this year.