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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2901

Saudi King arrives in Pakistan to a warm welcome

[b]Saudi King arrives in Pakistan to a warm welcome[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 02 February, ([/b] King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia has arrived to a red carpet welcome in Islamabad on a two-day state visit to Pakistan.

He was warmly received by Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf, Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, Foreign Minister Khurshid Mehmoud Kasuri, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal and other military, civil and diplomatic officials at the airport. 21 guns boomed as the distinguished guest alighted of his plane. Two kids dressed in traditional costume presented him floral wreaths. A smart contingent of the Pakistan Army presented guard of honour while the national anthems of both the countries were played.

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