Pakistan Ambassador calls on Saudi Information Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Muhammad Naeem Khan called on Saudi Minister for Culture and Information, Dr. Abdul Aziz Mohyuddin Khoja in his office in Jeddah today and discussed with him matters of mutual interest, says a press release received from Jeddah here today.

The Ambassador said that Pakistan highly regards its relations with Saudi Arabia and the recent visit of the President and the Prime Minister of Pakistan has further cemented the existing fraternal relations between the two countries. The Ambassador said that the leadership of both the countries were working for stability of the region.

He said that Muslim Ummah was proud of the Saudi leadership and always looked towards them for guidance. He lauded the comforts and services provided to the Pilgrims by the Saudi leadership. The Ambassador appreciated the expansion of the grand mosque project inaugurated by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud yesterday. The Ambassador also expressed his gratitude and appreciated the Saudi assistance to Pakistan during every difficult time.

The Ambassador underlined the need for enhanced cooperation between the media of the two countries for projecting the true image of Islam as well as to counter anti-Muslim propaganda. He also stressed for more interaction between the media persons of the two countries for benefiting from each other’s experiences.

The Ambassador conveyed the greetings of the Pak Information Minister to the Saudi Minister for Culture and Information and reiterated her invitation to the Saudi Minister to visit Pakistan, which he warmly accepted.

The Saudi Minister for Culture and Information while welcoming the Ambassador said that Saudi Arabia considered Pakistan as a close fraternal country and wished it to be prosperous and developed country. He assured the Ambassador of his full cooperation to strengthen relations between the two brotherly countries.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326

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