The PM expressed concern over hospitalization of the Saudi King and prayed for his early recovery.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday conveyed his best wishes for Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz who was hospitalized over health issues.

The prime minister wrote on social media website twitter, “The government and people of Pakistan, and I myself, join our Saudi brethren in prayers for His Majesty’s swift recovery, good health and long life. Ameen.”

Imran Khan also expressed concern over the hospitalization of the Saudi King and prayed for his early recovery.

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, 84, was admitted to hospital in Riyadh Monday for gall bladder inflammation, the Saudi royal court said as quoted by Saudi Press Agency.

The king, who has ruled the world’s largest oil exporter and close U.S. ally since 2015, was undergoing medical checks, the agency added, without giving details.

King Salman, the custodian of Islam’s holiest sites, spent more than 2-1/2 years as the Saudi crown prince and deputy premier from June 2012 before becoming king. He also served as governor of the Riyadh region for more than 50 years.