$20 billion investment is just first Phase, Saudi Arabia to invest further in Pakistan: Crown Prince

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman has said the first phase of investment worth US $20 billion in Pakistan has been completed, and Saudi Arabia will invest further in the future.

While addressing the Dinner Ceremony held in his honour at Prime Minister House in Islamabad on Sunday night, Mohammad Bin Salman said that the investment will prove fruitful for both Countries.

The Crown Prince said that Pakistan is an important friendly Country for Saudi Arabia and the relationship and brotherhood between them will be further improved in coming days. He said that Pakistan will move forward in the leadership of Imran Khan.

Mohammad Bin Salman said that Pakistan has a vast potential in tourism and its will be an attractive country for tourism in the future.

In his remarks, Prime Minister Imran Khan requested the Saudi Crown Prince to treat Pakistani Hajj Pilgrims as respected citizens of Saudi Arabia and provide best facilities during the Hajj.

The prime minister also requested steps may be taken to release 3,000 Pakistan citizens from Saudi prisons involved in minor crimes.

The Saudi Crown Prince assured the prime minister that he will provided all possible cooperation for release of Pakistani Citizens involved in minor crimes and jailed in Saudi Arabia.

Imran Khan also said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are enjoying historical relations in different fields. He said that agreements signed between the two Countries including energy, petrochemical, sports, tourism and other sectors are very important for Pakistan.

Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked Saudi Arabia for commendable assistance and investments in Pakistan, and said that Saudi Arabia has supported Pakistan in all critical and difficult times. He added that the investments by the Saudi Arabia in Pakistan are in the interest of both Countries.