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PM Imran Khan lands in Madina shoeless along with first lady

PM Imran Khan arrived in KSA on a 3-day state visit on Friday.

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PM Imran Khan along with first lady Bushara Bibi landed shoeless in Madina on Saturday in paying respect to the Holy Prophet Mohammad P.B.U.H.

PM Imran Khan was received by Governor Madina Munawwara Ameer Faisal bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz at the airport.

This is not the first time that PM Khan went to Madina without wearing his shoes and carried all his activities in the same manner. 

During his previous visits to the Holy City, the PM opted to walk barefoot as well.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry took to social media appreciating PM Khan’s gesture of not wearing shoes during his visit, said: “This is the level of respect, that PM Imran opts not to step on the holy soil of Madina with shoes on. Respect is the first source of love.”

PM Imran Khan along with the members of the Pakistani delegation paid a visit to the Roza e Rasool S.A.W at Masjid e Nabwi.

The delegation broke fast and offered Maghrib prayers at the Roza-e-Rasool (SAW) in Madina.

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman, Senator Faisal Javed Khan, and Food Minister Punjab Aleem Khan accompanied the premier.

While Special Assistant to PM on Political Communications Dr. Shahbaz Gill and Special Representative of the Prime Minister for Religious Harmony Maulana Tahir Ashrafi were also part of the delegation.

 

Earlier upon his arrival in Madinah, PM Imran Khan also held a meeting with the city’s governor Prince Faisal bin Salman Al Saud.

 

PM Imran Khan along with a delegation arrived at Jeddah airport on Friday on a 3-day state visit at the invitation of the Saudi crown prince.

He was received by Crown Prince Salman Bin Mohammad at the airport.

Shortly after his arrival, the prime minister led his delegation in the talks held at the Royal Court in Jeddah, while the crown prince led the Saudi side.

The two countries also signed multiple agreements to enhance bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy, media, prisoner exchange, and others.

 

 

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.