ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi fulfilled the Saudi ambassador in Pakistan Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki on Monday to discuss bilateral cooperation in diverse industries and distinct topics of mutual interests.
Throughout the meeting held at the Foreign Office, FM Qureshi said that Pakistan and realm of Saudi Arabia enjoyed powerful and deeply rooted historical relationships and Islamabad would always stand shoulder to shoulder with its own brotherly nation.
The foreign ministry stated that sanctity of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was part of the belief of every Muslim.
Qureshi revealed that Pakistan strongly condemned Houthi militia’s efforts to target civilian population and military installations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
He stated they were looking forward to meeting Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud and Saudi minister for electricity Abdulaziz bin Slaman Al Saud throughout their anticipated forthcoming visit to Pakistan.
The foreign ministry inquired after the health of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.
Qureshi farther said a high number of Pakistani expatriates were remaining in Saudi Arabia for decades and playing a part in the advancement and evolution of the kingdom.
He expressed the assurance that following advancement in the coronavirus scenario, the Saudi authorities would take exceptional measures for the return along with re-employment of Pakistani employees who had lost their jobs.