Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has underscored the commitment of his government to further advance the historic and longstanding relations with Saudi Arabia by exploring new avenues of cooperation.
He was talking to Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf bin Said Al-Maliki, who called on him in Islamabad on Monday.
The Saudi Ambassador conveyed felicitations on his election as the Prime Minister and reaffirmed Saudi Arabia’s desire to further strengthen bilateral relations.
The Prime Minister affirmed that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy fraternal relations, characterized by mutual trust, close cooperation, and commonality of views on all issues of common interest.
Shehbaz Sharif recalled his recent conversation with the Crown Prince and stated that they had agreed to work together to take Pakistan-Saudi relations to new heights.
The Prime Minister lauded the vision of the Saudi leadership in transforming the country in a remarkable way.
He thanked the Saudi Ambassador and appreciated his important role in fostering closer Pakistan-Saudi relations.
The Prime Minister also lauded the contribution of the Pakistani community working in Saudi Arabia in the progress and development of the two countries.