Doors of Khana-e-Kaaba opened for PM Khan

RIYADH: The doors of Khana-e-Kaaba were especially opened for Prime Minister Imran Khan to have a rare visit inside the holy place as he performed Umrah on Tuesday night.

The prime minister along with his delegation performed Umrah in Makkah-tul-Mukarama last night. On his arrival in Haram-e-Makki, the doors of Khana-e-Kaaba were specially opened for him.

He offered Nawafil there and prayed for the peace and stability of Muslim Ummah and Pakistan.

The premier, who is in Saudi Arabia on a two day visit, will hold talks with King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman today.

According to a statement released by the Pakistani Embassy in Riyadh, Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to discuss many important bilateral, regional and international issues with the Saudi leadership.

The Saudi King will also host a state banquet for the prime minister at the Royal Court.

Earlier, soon after his arrival at Madina Munawara, the prime minister paid respect at Roza-e-Rasool (SAW) and offered Magrib prayers and Nawafil at Riaz-ul-Jannah.

The premier and members of his cabinet, who are accompanying him on the trip, had an opportunity to go inside Roza-e-Rasool (SAW).

Mr Khan is visiting Saudi Arabia on the invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry and Adviser on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood are accompanying the prime minister.

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