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Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Pakistan

[b]Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Pakistan[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai - Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 16 April, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud was accorded a warm welcome when he arrived here Saturday on a two-day visit to Pakistan.

A red carpet was rolled out at Islamabad International airport as President General Pervez Musharraf and Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz, Federal Defence Minister Rao Sikandar Iqbal, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee General Ehsan ul Haq, ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan and officials received Prince Sultan.

The special aircraft of the Crown Prince was escorted into Pakistani airspace by two F-16 fighter jets and a 19-gun salute boomed as he alighted from the aircraft.

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