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Pakistan, KSA to sign MoU on drug control, smuggling, psychotropic substances | Pakistan

Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal says the MoU will be signed during the forthcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) will ink a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on drug control, smuggling and psychotropic substances, according to the Foreign Office of Pakistan.

The MoU will be signed during the forthcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, FO spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal said on Twitter.

The Saudi crown prince will arrive in Pakistan on February 16 for a two-day visit, according to the Saudi ambassador, and is expected to stay at the PM House.

During his stay, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia will be signing a number of agreements and MoUs related to diverse sectors, including investment, finance, power, renewable energy, internal security, media, culture and sports.

The two countries will also discuss ways and means to develop a robust follow-up mechanism to ensure effective implementation and quick progress on tangible areas of cooperation.

On Wednesday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said a high-powered Saudi delegation including key ministers and over 20 businessmen from leading companies would hold meetings with their counterparts in Pakistan and discuss the potential of bigger investment between the two countries.

He added that a Pak-Saudi Coordination Council would be set up following the visit, whereas Prime Minister Imran Khan would personally lead monitoring of the implementation of MoUs.



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