ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will go to Saudi Arabia tomorrow to attend the Middle East Green Initiative (MGI) Summit being held in Riyadh, the Foreign Office mentioned in a press release Friday.
The prime minister will likely be within the Kingdom from October 23 to 25, the assertion mentioned.
As per a press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the prime minister will likely be accompanied by a high-level delegation to the dominion, together with the overseas minister and different members of the cupboard.
“At the MGI Summit, the prime minister will share his perspective on the challenges faced by the developing countries due to climate change. The prime minister will also highlight Pakistan’s experience of launching nature-based solutions to address environmental challenges,” learn the assertion.
“The MGI Summit is being held at the initiative of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz. The event is the first of its kind in the Middle East region,” the assertion mentioned additional.
The “Green Saudi Arabia” and “Green Middle East” initiatives had been launched by the crown prince in March 2021 aimed toward defending the character and planet.
PM Imran Khan welcomed these two initiatives and provided to share experiences and classes from Pakistan’s “Clean and Green Pakistan” and the “10 billion Tree Tsunami” tasks.
The Foreign Office confirmed that PM Imran Khan will maintain bilateral conferences with the Saudi management on enhancing commerce, financial relations between the 2 international locations and creating extra alternatives for the Pakistani workforce.
“The two sides will also exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual interest,” mentioned the Foreign Office.
The prime minister will partake in an interactive session by which he’ll invite funding into Pakistan. The session will likely be held with main buyers and businessmen from Saudi Arabia and the Pakistani diaspora within the kingdom.
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have long-standing and historic fraternal relations, rooted deep in frequent religion, shared historical past and mutual assist, the assertion mentioned.
Saudi Arabia is home to greater than two million Pakistanis, contributing in the direction of the progress and prosperity of each international locations, it added.
“The relationship is marked by frequent high-level visits, close cooperation in all fields, and mutual collaboration on regional and international issues, including at the OIC Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir,” it mentioned.
“The visit of the prime minister will carry forward the positive momentum of cooperation between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia,” the assertion mentioned.