Pakistan, Saudi Arabia making efforts to promote Islam’s soft image: Fawad

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ISLAMABAD, Apr 06 (APP):Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that both Saudi Arabia and Pakistan were making efforts to present the true soft image of Islam before the world.
Saudi Arab was playing an important role for the integrity of Muslim Ummah, safeguarding it from prevailing threats, he said in an interview with the Saudi newspaper ‘Al-Riyadh’.
The minister said Saudi Arab was playing the role of the leader of Islamic world as evident from its active role and participation at international fora and decision making process.
He said Saudi Arabia maintained strong defence and security ties with different countries in the region and on international level, which helped ensure unity among the Muslim Ummah.
Fawad said Pakistan enjoyed warm cordial relations with Saudi Arabia. Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman had played a vital role in reducing the tension between Pakistan and India, he added.
The Crown Prince, he said, was also making efforts to show the enlightened face of Islam and Muslim Ummah to the world.