PM Shehbaz leaves for Makkah to perform Umrah

PM Shehbaz leaves for Makkah to perform Umrah


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is currently on a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia.

MAKKAH (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, who is currently on a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia, has left for Makkah on Tuesday night to perform Umrah, Dunya News reported.

Earlier in the day, PM Shehbaz participated in the Future Investment Initiative Summit in Riyadh. During his address, Shehbaz Sharif said Pakistan is ready to reach out to potential investors to grab the future for its coming generations. He said technology has transformed every sector, and it can cut through social, cultural, and financial barriers and empower those who are equipped to leverage it. He said young women and men are crafting their careers through the means of modern technology.

The Prime Minister also proposed the Future Investment Initiative to establish a satellite centre in one of Pakistan’s leading universities to explore the rapidly growing Pakistani market and spur innovation. He said the satellite could become a centre of a network of researchers, innovators, investors, and service providers to harness capacities that, if optimized, would take Pakistan to a high level of social and economic development.

Shehbaz Sharif held bilateral meeting with Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al-Saud in Riyadh on Tuesday.

Matters pertaining to bilateral cooperation and regional security situation came under discussion. The two sides agreed to further promote bilateral relations in business and trade sectors.