Published On: Sun, Jan 5th, 2014
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PML-N govt to take Pakistan-Saudi Arabia ties to new height: Ch Nisar

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy unique brotherly relations and the government of PML (N) under the leadership of Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is keen to take it to new heights.

These views were expressed by Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan while talking to Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, Dr. Abdul Aziz Ibrahim Al-Ghadeer who called on the Federal Minister on Saturday.

Welcoming the Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal’s upcoming visit to Pakistan, the Minister said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy unique brotherly relations which are rooted deep in history. He said our special ties have grown with the passage of time and the government of PML (N) under the leadership of Prime Minister, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif is keen to take it to new heights.

Chaudhry Nisar said Saudi Arabia has always supported Pakistan and our government and people hold the Saudi leadership, the entire Royal family and the people of the country in very high esteem.

He said high profile visits between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia should be reinvigorated to the previous level.

The Ambassador informed the Minister that the Interior Minister of Saudi Arabia would like to visit Pakistan as per the invitation of the Minister of Interior of Pakistan.

This meeting could take place as early as end of January 2014, in which few important agreements relating to security cooperation, combating illicit trafficking and smuggling as well as transfer of prisoners could also be signed.

The Minister said this upcoming visit would add a new dimension to the already close relations between the two countries.
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