Imran Khan's 'cost-cutting' drive; to take Qatar Airways flight to US

File photo: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi Jul 18, 2019, 10.16 PM (IST) Edited By: Puniti Pandey

In a bid to cut costs with the struggling economy of his country, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to take Qatar Airways flight to the US.

The prime minister had so far used PAK1 for his foreign visits. PAK1 is the official airplane used by Pakistan prime ministers.

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Imran's foreign visits so far included two times China trip, three times visit to Saudi Arabia, a once trip to Russia, Qatar and UAE.

Khan used PAK1 for his visits to all these countries.

The PM has also decided to stay at Pakistan House on his visit to the US Capitol.

Pakistan House is the Ambassador's residence in Washington DC.

Imran Khan will visit the US from July 21-24 where he will meet with the Pakistan diaspora.

The Pakistan Prime Minister will meet US President Donald Trump on July 22.