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President Arif Alvi Confers Pakistan's Highest Civil Award Nishan E Pakistan On Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman was conferred upon highest civilian award "Nishan-e-Pakistan at an impressive investiture ceremony at the President House. President Dr Arif Alvi conferred upon the award. Prime Minister Imran Khan, federal ministers, parliamentarians, and services chiefs were also present on the occasion. Later, President Dr Arif Alvi has said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have similar directions for peace in the region, developing, and elimination of corruption.

Addressing a luncheon ceremony held in honor of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in Islamabad today, President Dr Arif Alvi has said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have similar directions for peace in the region, development, and elimination of corruption.

He said it is a very golden era for Pakistan as it is open for investment. The President said we bravely fought terrorism and we are now standing at an era, where there will be increasing prosperity and peace in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the region. He thanked the Crown Prince for signing various Memorandums of Understanding for huge investment in Pakistan. He said it is the first phase of Saudi investments and the second phase will take place soon. Dr Arif Alvi said like Saudi Arabia, Pakistan has huge tourism potential as it is situated at the crossroad of various regions.