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Saudi Arabia reiterates full support with Pakistan over Kashmir issue
September 20, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi King Khadim ul Harmain Shareefain Salman bin Abdulaziz held meeting in Saudi Arabia and exchanged views on bilateral relations, regional and global political situation.

According to prime minister office statement, they also expressed their desire to further enhance and diversify bilateral cooperation between the two states.

Matters pertaining to mutual interest, trade, investment and economic relations also came under discussion during the meeting.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister apprised the Saudi King about the latest situation of Occupied Kashmir. The Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz reiterated its support and solidarity with Pakistan over Kashmir issue.

The prime minister also condemned attack on the kingdom’s oil facilities. He reiterated to stand with the Saudi Arabia in case of any threat to the security and sanctity of Haramain Sharifain.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

Matters pertaining to mutual interest and bilateral relations were discussed during the meeting.

The Prime Minister apprised Saudi Crown Prince about the current situation in Occupied Kashmir.

Imran Khan also condemned the attack on oil installations of Saudi Arabia.

Earlier, on arrival at Royal Terminal of Jeddah, Prime Minister Imran Khan was welcomed by Governor of Makkah Khalid Al Faisal Bin Abdulaziz.

During his two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia, the Prime Minister will discuss the grave situation in Occupied Kashmir with the Saudi leadership before his visit to New York to attend the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly.

Imran Khan has been in regular contact with the Saudi Crown Prince on the Kashmir issue after India's unilateral step to end special status of Kashmir and put it under crippling curfew and lockdown on 5th of the last month.

(Haider/Jawad/Abdul Rehman/Ahsan)