PM Imran en route to Islamabad after brief layover in Jeddah – Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan left Jeddah Sunday for Islamabad, according to an official from the Prime Minister's Office.

Earlier today, aboard the SV20 flight of Saudi Airlines, the prime minister arrived in Jeddah from New York after attending the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

The prime minister left New York on Saturday.

Before the arrival of the Prime Minister in Pakistan, the prominent leader of Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in Pakistan, Jahangir Khan Tareen, asked people to welcome Prime Minister Imran upon arrival at the Islamabad International Airport At 5 pm

In a post shared on Twitter, Tareen added: "Prime Minister IK fought the case of Kashmir as a true hero. His unequivocal speech at UNGA helped transform Pakistan's image globally."

When the prime minister returned to Islamabad in July after completing his inaugural trip to the United States, he received a joyful welcome from the main party leaders and PTI workers amid slogans and applause. His return coincided with the first anniversary of the 2018 general elections.

On Friday night, a plane carrying Prime Minister Imran and his entourage had returned to New York after developing a technical fault while heading to Pakistan.

The Prime Minister took off from the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Friday night in a special plane made available by the Saudi government, but flew in a couple of hours to solve the problem.

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The prime minister, who led the delegation of Pakistan to the UNGA, waited at the airport for a while while the technicians tried to solve the fault, but more work was needed and they decided to complete it on Saturday morning.

Meanwhile, Ambassador Lodhi had escorted the Prime Minister back to the Roosevelt Hotel where he had stayed during his hectic seven-day trip.

During his "Kashmir Mission" visit to New York, the Prime Minister addressed the UNGA of 193 members, attended the UN summit meetings, met with several world leaders outside the session, including The president of the United States, Donald Trump, addressed groups of experts and interacted with international media.

Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1507820/pm-imran-en-route-to-islamabad-after-brief-layover-in-jeddah

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