Saudi FM-led high-level delegation in Pakistan on two-day visit

Saudi FM-led high-level delegation in Pakistan on two-day visit

Islamabad (Web Desk): A high-level Saudi delegation, led by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, arrived in Islamabad on a two-day official visit on Monday.

Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar received the Saudi delegation at Noor Khan Air Base.

The visit is aimed at lending positive impetus to enhanced bilateral cooperation and mutually rewarding economic partnership.

During the stay in Pakistan, the Saudi delegation is expected to hold meetings with President Asif Ali Zardari, PM Shehbaz, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir, and others.

The delegation consists of Saudi Minister for Water and Agriculture, Minister for Industry and Mineral Resources, Deputy Minister for Investment, Head of Saudi Special Committee and senior officials from Ministry of Energy and Saudi Fund for General Investments.

The visit takes place essentially to expedite follow up on the understanding reached between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman, during their recent meeting in Makkah to enhance bilateral economic cooperation.

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have long standing fraternal relations marked by religio-cultural affinities. 

The people of Pakistan hold the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in the highest esteem.

This visit will lend a positive impetus to transforming bilateral cooperation into an enduring and mutually rewarding economic partnership.