Pak premiere to attend Saudi investment conference, for this reason

decision comes a day after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and senior ministers from Europe announced plans to skip the conference.

Amid the ongoing probe over the missing journo Khashoggi and the impact being felt by the Saudi regime, the Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan is all set to attend a Saudi Arabian investment conference.

This is when there have many a string of cancellations from leading policy-makers and corporate chiefs over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The decision comes a day after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and senior ministers from Europe announced plans to skip the conference.

The move by the White House intensified the kingdom’s mounting isolation amid an uproar over the mysterious disappearance of Khashoggi.

The disappearance is said to have came after he entered a Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

Khan’s visit comes as Pakistan continues to court “friendly” nations in search of billions of dollars to shore
up its deteriorating finances as it faces a balance of payment crisis and upcoming talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over a potential bailout.

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