Prime Minister (PM) Shehbaz Sharif will depart for a two-day trip to Saudi Arabia for Umrah on Saturday night. During his stay in Jeddah, he will also meet his Saudi Arabian counterpart, The News reported on Friday.

The Premier will discuss various projects during a meeting with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Shehbaz Sharif will also invite MbS to visit Pakistan soon.


During his stay in Saudi Arabia, both countries will finalise multiple development projects, and continue bilateral cooperation in various sectors, including agriculture. 

The sources of The News claimed that Saudi Arabia will also invest $1 billion in the Reko Diq project.

The schedule for PM Shehbaz’s visit will be finalised on Friday (today), said the sources.