Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has returned home from Saudi Arabia after performing Hajj.

Khadim ul Haramain Sharifain King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz had invited him as a special guest to perform Hajj.

He also held a detailed meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and extended him an invitation to visit Pakistan which he accepted.

The Prime Minister praised the arrangements of Hajj made by the government of Saudi Arabia.

He congratulated Saudi government for making excellent arrangements for Hajj this year

In an interview published in a Saudi newspaper‚ the Prime Minister appreciated the efforts of Khadimul Haramain Sharifain King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz for ensuring best care for over two point five million Hujjaj.

He lauded special expertise of Saudi officials in meeting the requirements of hajj pilgrims.

The Prime Minister offered special prayers during his stay in Arafat for peace‚ prosperity and progress in Pakistan.

Commenting on Pak-Saudi relationship‚ he said these relations are historic‚ deep rooted and time tested and are growing day by day.