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Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visit

Pakistani motorcyclists pass by a billboard welcoming Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman displayed on the occasion of the visit by Saudi ...
Pakistani paramilitary soldier stand guard near the presidency to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia's crown prince visit to Pakistan, in Islamabad...
Pakistani riders drive past posters welcoming Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman displayed on the occasion of the visit by Saudi Arabia's...
A Pakistani army soldier patrols at a checkpoint near presidency to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia's crown prince visit to Pakistan, in Islamab...
A Pakistani army soldier stands guard while police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint near presidency to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia'...
Pakistani police commandos and paramilitary soldiers stand guard at a highway to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia's crown prince visit to Pakista...
A man with his son waits for transport next to huge portraits of Saudi leaders and a Pakistani prime minister displayed on a highway on the occasion o...

Pakistani motorcyclists pass by a billboard welcoming Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman displayed on the occasion of the visit by Saudi ...

Pakistani paramilitary soldier stand guard near the presidency to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia's crown prince visit to Pakistan, in Islamabad...

Pakistani riders drive past posters welcoming Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman displayed on the occasion of the visit by Saudi Arabia's...

A Pakistani army soldier patrols at a checkpoint near presidency to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia's crown prince visit to Pakistan, in Islamab...

A Pakistani army soldier stands guard while police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint near presidency to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia'...

Pakistani police commandos and paramilitary soldiers stand guard at a highway to ensure security ahead of Saudi Arabia's crown prince visit to Pakista...

A man with his son waits for transport next to huge portraits of Saudi leaders and a Pakistani prime minister displayed on a highway on the occasion o...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Pakistan's capital for a four-day regional visit.

Prime Minister Imran Khan and top officials received him at the airport.

During his two-day stay in Pakistan, the crown prince is expected to sign agreements worth billions of dollars for investments in the country.

He will later travel to India amid heightened tensions between Islamabad and New Delhi over this week's attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed 41 troops.

This week also saw an attack in Iran that killed 27 Revolutionary Guard soldiers that was claimed by the Pakistan-based militant Jaish al-Adl group.

Pakistan condemned the attacks, but India and Iran blame it for the violence.

Pakistan enjoys close ties with Saudi Arabia. It maintains a balancing act between Riyadh and Tehran.


Updated : 2021-02-28 00:43 GMT+08:00