Saudi King, Crown Prince wish PM Imran speedy recovery from COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wished Prime Minister Khan a speedy recovery after the latter tested positive for the COVID-19.

According to State-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA), The Saudi King and the Crown Prince sent cables to PM Imran about his health. “The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has sent a cable to Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan, after his infection with the novel coronavirus,” reported the SPA.

A similar cable was sent by Prince Mohammad bin Salman. The press agency further stated that the Saudi King and the crown prince wished PM Imran Khan “permanent health and wellness, and a speedy recovery”.

PM Imran had tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services announced on Twitter. Following the PM’s test, First Lady Bushra Bibi also tested positive for COVID-19.

Earlier, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and wished Prime Minister Imran Khan a swift recovery from COVID-19. “Best wishes to Prime Minister ImranKhanPTI for a speedy recovery from COVID-19,” the Indian premier said in a tweet.