Pakistan’s newly elected Prime Minister Imran Kahn is set to make Saudi Arabia his first overseas visit in a move that could reinvigorate bilateral relations.

Mr Khan’s candidacy was heavily backed by the generally pro-Riyadh military. August then saw Pakistan back Saudi Arabia in its controversial spat with Canada over Ottawa’s criticism of the arrest of a Saudi human rights activist. A visit to Riyadh is set for early September, according to Pakistani media reports. (CONTINUED - 937 WORDS)