2004 News Story

Pakistan’s prime minister on visit to Kingdom

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz received in Jeddah yesterday Prime Minister of Pakistan Shaukat Aziz, who arrived on Monday on a visit to the Kingdom. Prime Minister Aziz also held talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, and with Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, in addition to meeting with Finance Minister Dr Ibrahim Al-Assaf and President of the Islamic Development Bank Dr Ahmed Mohammad Ali.

While in Jeddah, Prime Minister Aziz met with a number of Saudi businessmen to discuss investment opportunities in Pakistan. He also performed Umrah (the minor pilgrimage), and today traveled to Madinah to visit the Prophet's Mosque.