JEDDAH, (MANEND NEWS): The Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin
Farhan Al Saud has said that the visit of Prime Minister (PM) Imran
Khan to Saudi Arabia is of great importance.
In an interview, the Saudi FM said that both the countries are focusing
on strengthening their economic corporation, investment and trade. He
also lauded the efforts and vision of PM Imran regarding regional
peace and said that Pakistan is playing key role in eliminating
Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud further told that Saudi Crown Prince
Mohammed bin Salman is also willing to pay a visit to Pakistan.
Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed
bin Salman had expressed satisfaction at existing cooperation in
bilateral military and security relations, and agreed to further augment
collaboration and cooperation to achieve mutually agreed goals.
According to the joint statement issued about the Prime Minister’s
three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia, the two leaders, at their
meeting, reviewed all facets of bilateral cooperation and discussed
regional and international issues of mutual interest.
The two sides discussed ways to strengthen and enhance economic
and trade relations by exploring areas of investment and opportunities
available in light of Saudi Arabia’s 2030 vision and Pakistan’s
development priorities emanating from a shift from geo-politics to geo-
The discussions also focused on increasing cooperation in other fields,
including energy, science, technology, agriculture and culture.
The two leaders stressed the need for concerted efforts by the Muslim
countries to confront extremism and violence, reject sectarianism, and
strive to achieve international peace and security. They also stressed
the importance of continuing joint efforts to combat terrorism, in all its
forms and manifestations.
They reaffirmed that terrorism cannot and should not be associated
with any religion, nationality, civilization, or ethnic group.