Saudi Minister of Culture to visit Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, Jun 23 (APP):Saudi Minister of Culture and Information Dr Awad bin Saleh Al Awad Saturday accepted the invitation extended to him by Shafqat Jalil, Additional Secretary Ministry of Information.
According to a message received here from Jeddah, the Saudi minister recalled his visit to Pakistan last year and accepted the invitation.
Jalil is on an official visit to Saudi Arabia to lead a Pakistani delegation at the Conference of Information Ministers of the Coalition Countries supporting the Legitimacy in Yemen.
Earlier, Dr Awad bin Saleh Al Awad received the Pakistani delegation and during the meeting underlined the need for more media cooperation between the two brotherly countries.
On the occasion, Jalil conveyed the greetings and best wishes of Syed Ali Zafar, Pakistan’s Minister for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage, and extended the invitation on his behalf to visit Pakistan.
Jalil assured the Saudi minister of cooperation in the field of media and culture as it would further cement the already good relations between the two countries.
He thanked the Saudi minister for accepting the invitation and hoped that he would soon visit Pakistan.
Ambassador of Pakistan to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham bin Siddique, and high ranking Saudi officials were also present in the meeting.