‘Saudi Foreign Minister conveys special message’
ISLAMABAD: Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, who arrived in Pakistan, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and conveyed him a special message of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, PM’s Adviser on Trade, Secretary Foreign Affairs and other high officials were also present.
The two sides held talks on Pakistan-Saudi Arabia relations and recent tensions between Islamabad and New Delhi.
Earlier, Al-Jubeir called on Foreign Minister Qureshi at Ministry of Foreign Affairs office.
During meeting Pakistan’s recent tensions with India, regional security and bilateral relations were discussed.
“We welcome offer by Saudi Crown Prince to mediate between Pakistan and India,” said Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
“Pakistan will definitely benefit from these neighbours, there’s great leadership to put Pakistan in right position and we can see that happening, because in 2018, Pakistani economy grew by 5 per cent. So we believe that Pakistan has huge potential and I believe it could be one of 20 biggest economies in future.”
The two foreign ministers agreed to finalise agreements with due time to promote bilateral economic, political and security cooperation under Pak-Saudi Supreme Coordination Council.
The Saudi foreign minister assured his Pakistani counterpart of kingdom’s complete support in resolution of all outstanding issues between Pakistan and India.
Al-Jubeir will also call on top Pakistani leadership during his one-day visit to Islamabad.