Saturday, 25 September 2021, 10:49:33 am
"The bilateral relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia based on strong and robust foundation"
July 27, 2021

Dr. Shahid Ameen (Former Ambassador): Pakistan‘s relations with Saudi Arabia has great importance for the national interest of Pakistan. It is high time for Pakistan to strengthen ties with all regional powers. Strong military, economic and political cooperation with Saudi Arabia is highly beneficial for Pakistan. The young leadership of Saudi Arabia is highly passionate to develop strong ties with Pakistan. Islamabad has a clear stance that it would not become part of any conflict. Pakistan always welcomes any initiative which would strengthen bilateral ties between two Muslim brethren countries. We need to work on commonalities and should make collective efforts to address common challenges. 

Dr. S. H. Shaheed Soharwardi (I.R Expert):Pakistan is playing a proactive role to bridge the gaps between Saudi Arabia and Iran. The young leader of KSA has come to power with a vision to make Saudi Arabia a modern and high-tech state in the coming years. Saudi Arabia is looking forward towards Pakistan's cooperation to materialize its dream. The incumbent government desires to adjust maximum man power in the Middle East and increase remittances. CPEC is a fate changer project for the entire region. Regional connectivity is the key to economic development. CPEC has great potential to increase economic activities. 

Lt Gen Retd Raza Muhammad Khan : All the global organization working for human rights have pointed out the grave human rights violations committed by Indian troops in IIOJK. Islamophobia within India has wide spread and Muslims are living a miserable life under the leadership of BJP. The Modi administration has tarnished the secular and tolerant face of India. The BJP-led government has exceeded all limits of brutalities to suppress the voice of Kashmiri people. It is high time for the world powers to make collective efforts to pressurize Indian to stop atrocities in IIOJK. 

Najum us Saqib (Former Ambassador): The international human rights organizations and think tanks have presented many reports regarding the worst human rights violations in IIOJK. Indian move to change the special status of Kashmir is against the international laws and Indian constitution. Despite all brutalities and atrocities, Indian brutal troops have failed to suppress indigenous freedom movement. It is highly unfortunate that the global powers have kept criminal silence on Indian atrocities in IIOJK. The international reports have exposed Indian persecution in the held valley and these reports have had a great impact on global platforms. It is a diplomatic victory of Pakistan that Kashmir has become an international dispute.