One on One Meeting between Prime Minister Imran Khan and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Salman and the Inaugural Session.
Prime Minister Imran Khan had a one-on-one meeting with His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the Prime Minister House today. The meeting was followed by inaugural session of the Supreme Coordination Council, co-chaired by the Prime Minister and the Crown Prince.
The high-powered Supreme Coordination Council was proposed by Prince Mohammad Bin Salman during the visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia in October 2018. The objective to put in place an high level institutional mechanism to fast track decisions in key areas of bilateral cooperation, and for close monitoring of their implementation.
The Coordination Council incorporates separate Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Defense, Defense Production, Finance, Energy, Petroleum, Water Resources, Information, Culture, Interior, Commerce, Trade and Investment and Human Resources of the two nations. The Council will cover territories under three columns: political and security, financial, social and culture.
Under the Supreme Coordination Council, a Steering Committee and Joint Working Groups have been set up at Ministerial and Senior Officials levels, to create systems of collaboration in explicit tasks and submit proposals to the particular Ministers. The working of the Supreme Council will be facilitated by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two nations. The Supreme Council will meet every year, in Riyadh and Islamabad on the other hand.
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HRH Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman was conferred with Nishan-e-Pakistan due to his “outstanding support for reinvigorating Pak-Saudi bilateral relationship”.
“Pakistan has a great future today with the great leadership. We were looking for such leadership to partner with. Pakistan is a dear country to all Saudis”
HRH Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman
“This is the first time Pakistan, Saudi Relations are developing into other spheres,”
Prime Minister Imran Khan
Imran Khan and COAS arrive at Nur Khan airbase to see off HRH Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman