Imran accepts Saudi King’s invitation to visit KSA: Qureshi

ISLAMABAD: Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz on Monday again telephoned Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan and felicitated him over his party’s victory in general election.
Talking to media in Islamabad on Monday, PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi said King Salman invited Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia, which he accepted.
He said the Saudi King acknowledged Pakistan’s importance in Riyadh’s eyes and expressed the desire for close and proactive relationships with Islamabad. He said Imran Khan also extended invitation to the Saudi King to visit Pakistan.
He said Imran Khan told King Salman bin Abdul Aziz that people of Pakistan hold Saudi Arabia in the highest esteem.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said defense of Harmain Sharifain is part of the faith of every Muslim. To a question, he said consultative meeting of PTI’s Punjab parliamentary party has been convened on Wednesday in Lahore.
He said Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-i-Azam has also been invited to join the meeting. He said it has been decided that PTI and PML-Q will continue strengthening the relationship of mutual respect and trust.
Answering another question, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the PTI will try its best to give importance and strengthen parliament. He said PTI has comfortable majority to win election for the slots of speaker and deputy speaker of the National Assembly. – NNI

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