Pakistan, Saudi Arabia pledge to jointly fight terrorism

Pakistan Forward

ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan pledged with Saudi leadership to continue their partnership to defeat extremism and terrorism, Dawn reported Thursday (September 20).

Khan's talks in Jeddah mark his first trip abroad since he took office in August.

Khan discussed security matters with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Wednesday (September 19).

He invited Saudi leadership to visit Pakistan, Dawn reported. "The offer was graciously accepted, in principle, by the Saudi leadership," according to a statement by Pakistan's Foreign Office.

Both sides agreed on the need to promote peace and security to ensure progress, development and prosperity.

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