.ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was conferred with the nation’s highest civil award Nishan-e-Pakistan on Monday.
ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was conferred with the nation’s highest civil award Nishan-e-Pakistan on Monday.
President Arif Alvi conferred the award on the Saudi crown prince at an investiture ceremony held in his honour on the Presidency.
The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Imran Khan and the heads of the three armed forces. Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser and members of the federal cupboard had been additionally current on the ceremony.
The crown prince, generally often known as MbS, was given a particular protocol as he went from the President Home to the PM Home on a horse carriage accompanied by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
President Alvi acquired MbS upon arrival the President Home. International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Data Minister Fawad Chaudhry had been additionally current when the Saudi crown prince and the prime minister arrived on the President Home.
A gathering was held between President Alvi and the Saudi crown prince after which a ceremony was held in his honour and he was conferred the Nishan-e-Pakistan.
In his speech, President Alvi stated, “It’s a privilege for me to host this banquet.”
“Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have been companions for hundreds of years and our friendship is rooted in faith and tradition. Regardless of the geographical distance between us, we’re very shut in our hearts,” the president added. “The current go to of the prime minister and your go to cements the friendship between us,” he additional stated.
The Saudi crown prince additionally addressed the ceremony and stated, “I thanks for honouring me with Pakistan’s highest award.”
“The brotherly relationship between the Kingdom and Pakistan is a mannequin that must be adopted by different nations,” MbS stated.
MbS meets Military chief
Earlier, the Saudi crown prince met Military Chief Common Qamar Jawed Bajwa.
Based on sources, regional safety specializing in the Center East was mentioned.”
Sources added Pakistan’s initiatives on the continued peace talks between the US and Taliban had been additionally mentioned.
DG ISI, DG MI and DG ISPR had been current throughout the assembly.
Mbs meets lawmakers
MbS additionally met a delegation of lawmakers led by Senate chairperson Sadiq Sanjrani earlier as we speak.
Based on the Senate Secretariat, Sanjrani hailed the crown prince’s plan to make a multi-billion-dollar funding in Pakistan. “Along with mutual help and partnership, these investments may also pave approach for regional improvement,” the Senate chairman stated. “Saudi Arabia’s Imaginative and prescient 2020 is the imaginative and prescient of peace, financial progress and prosperity. This go to will mark the start of a brand new chapter within the two international locations’ relations.”
Hailing Saudi Arabia’s choice to put money into the nation, the Senate chairman stated, “The scenario has modified in Pakistan. The environment for funding and commerce is extraordinarily conducive now.”
The Senate chairman acknowledged the Kingdom’s “time-tested friendship” and added that Saudi Arabia “has all the time helped Pakistan in attempting occasions”.
“Each the international locations share the identical viewpoint on varied political and safety points” and “are in settlement at a large number of fora,” Sanjrani additional stated.
Sanjrani was accompanied by Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser, senators Azam Swati, Mushahidullah Khan, Raja Zafarul Haq, Shibli Faraz NA Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan.