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Sharif on private visit to Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage

ANI  |  Islamabad [Pakistan] 

Prime Minister along with his family members has left for a pilgrimage to Mecca,

He will perform Umrah during the last days of the Holy Month of Ramazan and also offer prayers in Masjid-e-Nabvi at Medina, reports the Radio

President Mamnoon Hussain is also the Kingdom where he King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Mecca.

Both leaders discussed matters pertaining to bilateral relations and mutual interests with a special emphasis on the emerging situation in the Middle East and South Asia.

Earlier this week, the Prime Minister was in Saudi capital Jeddah on an official visit in a bid to resolve a deepening diplomatic rift between Qatar and other states.

He was accompanied by a large delegation that included Minister Ishaq Dar, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

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First Published: Sun, June 18 2017. 14:22 IST
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