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Wednesday 31st May 2023 / 9 Shawwal 1444

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif performs Umrah

JEDDAH: Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif performed Umrah on Wednesday morning. He was accompanied by member of his entourage.

According to the Saudi Press Agency, he was received by several local officials on his arrival at the Grand Mosque.

Sharif was greeted by the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque and the Special Force for the Security of the Grand Mosque. 

This comes a day after the Pakistani leader met with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.

Earlier, on his arrival at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport, he was received by Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Jalawi, Governor of Jeddah Province, and a number of officials.

During his stay in Riyadh, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif emphasised on investing in the solar, wind and hydel energy sector to avoid pollution and improve air quality for the whole world.

Also read: PM Sharif calls for investing in solar, wind, hydel energy

During his speech at the Future Investment Initiative Summit, he proposed to establish a satellite centre in one of Pakistan’s leading universities to explore rapidly growing Pakistani market and spur innovation. He said the Satellite could become a centre of network of researchers, innovators, investors, and service providers to harness capacities, which if optimized would take Pakistan to high level of social and economic development.
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