Saudi FM Assures Pakistan Saudi Arabia’s Unflinching Support: ISPR
The Military’s media wing says that Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan in his meeting with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has also appreciated Pakistan’s peace efforts in the region.
RAWALPINDI: (UrduPoint/UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News-July 28th, 2021) Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud assured Pakistan of Saudi Arabia's unflinching support and appreciated its efforts for promoting peace and stability in the region, the Inter-Services Public Relations said on Wednesday.
The military media wing said that the Saudi foreign minister called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi and discussed matters of “bilateral interest, evolving security situation of the region, including Afghanistan peace process, and collaboration for regional peace and connectivity,”.
The COAS, as per the military's media wing, said on the occasion that Saudi-Pakistan relations were based on "brotherhood and mutual trust ", pointing out that both the countries would continue to play their part for peace and stability.
Prince Farhan had reached Pakistan on Tuesday on a day-long visit to what he described as a "follow up on the important visit of Prime Minister [Imran Khan] to Saudi Arabia in May, during which we established the Saudi-Pakistan Supreme Coordination Council (SP-SCC)".
He had emphasised the importance of enhancing economic ties, saying that it had been the main focus of his discussion with Qureshi prior to the press conference.
"We focused very much on the economic side of the relationship and on opportunities to expand it beyond the traditional areas of investment."
Earlier, The Saudi Foreign Minister said that had met Prime Minister Imran Khan, who had highlighted the difficulties being faced by Pakistani nationals due to Covid-related travel restrictions by Saudi Arabia and underlined the importance of taking timely measures to facilitate their return to Saudi Arabia.