Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his best wishes to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz on Monday because he was hospitalized due to health problems.
The prime minister wrote on social media website twitter, “The government and people of Pakistan, and I myself, join our Saudi brethren in prayers for His Majesty’s swift recovery, good health and long life. Ameen.”
Imran Khan also expressed concern about the Saudi King’s hospitalization and prayed for his early recovery.
The Saudi News Agency quoted the Saudi Royal Court as saying that the 84-year-old King Salman, the custodians of the two holy mosques, was admitted to Riyadh Hospital on Monday because of gallbladder inflammation.
The agency added that the King has ruled the world’s largest oil exporter since 2015 and is an ally with the United States, and is currently undergoing medical examinations.
King Salman, the custodian of the Islamic shrine, has served as the Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia for more than 2-1/2 years from June 2012 until he became king. He also served as governor of the Riyadh region for more than 50 years.