Prime Minister in Jeddah to hold talks with Saudi leaders on Middle East situation
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reached Jeddah. He was received by Governor Makkah Prince Fysal bin Abdul Aziz. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be calling on HH King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz at Jeddah.
Analyst on Phone:
Mushtaq Ahmed Mehar (Former Ambassador)
It is a regional dispute that started after the visit of Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia. Qatar and Saudi Arabia have certain border and political disputes. It is a good initiative taken by the Prime Minister to visit Saudi Arabia accompanied by a high-level delegation in order to make efforts to defuse the ongoing tension between Qatar and Saudi coalition. Pakistan is having strong brotherly relations with all the Gulf countries.
Pakistan lodges strong protest with India as two more civilians martyred along the LoC
Indian Deputy High Commissioner J. P Singh was summoned to the foreign office in Islamabad today and a strong protest was lodged with him over the recent Indian firing on the LoC. The foreign office said the deliberate targeting of civilians on the part of Indian troops is indeed condemnable and contrary to human dignity and international human rights and humanitarian laws.
Host: Abdul Rehman Cheema
Co-hosts: Azeem Ch & Fouzia Shahid