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NA Speaker, Saudi Envoy express determination to further expand bilateral ties
April 23, 2024

Saudi Ambassador Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki called on Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in Islamabad today.

During the meeting, both the leaders showed satisfaction on Pak-Saudi relations and expressed determination to further expand the bilateral ties.

The Speaker National Assembly said Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Saudi Arabia. He said the people of Pakistan possess special bond for Saudi Arabia and the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq said both countries have common vies on key global and regional issues. He said parliamentary diplomacy is of the utmost importance to further strengthen bilateral relations. He said exchange of parliamentary delegations and coordination among the Parliamentary Friendship Groups will be helpful in bringing the two nations closer.

The Speaker also appreciated Saudi Arabia's cooperation for the economic development of Pakistan.

Welcoming Saudi Arabia's commitment for investment, he said Pakistan offers tremendous opportunities in this regard. He also thanked the Kingdom for extending facilities to Pakistani diaspora in Saudi Arabia.

He also extended invitation for Chairman Shura Council of Saudi Arabia Dr Abdullah Bin Mohammed Bin Ibrahim Al-Sheikh to visit Pakistan.

The Saudi Ambassador thanked the Speaker for showing strong commitment with the Kingdom and extending good wishes for the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques as well as the desire to expand bilateral relations. He said Saudi Arabia too attaches immense importance to its brotherly relations with Pakistan.

Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki said the people of Saudi Arabia will continue playing their role for the sustainable development and prosperity of Pakistan.