Dammam: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi ignored the Bangladeshi Prime Minister during the Gulf Shield military exercises final day in Dammam. The two sat side by side but did not even greet or meet and both ignored each other completely during the whole event showing the tense relations between the two states.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived Dammam on Sunday to witness the closing ceremony of the 24 country joint military exercise with the other World Leaders. The month long exercise Gulf Shield-1 concluded on Monday. The prime minister had arrived there on the special invitation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on a two-day visit to witness the ending ceremony of the military exercise.
During the event both the Prime Ministers had sat side by side. While Shahid Khaqaan Abbasi was shown to ignore the Bangladeshi Prime Minster completely amid the blames laid by Bangladesh towards Pakistan.