LAHORE, Apr 17 (APP):Imam-e-Kaaba Dr. Abdullah Awad Al- Juhany called on Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office here Wednesday and discussed various matters of mutual interest including the promotion of Pakistan-Saudi Arabia relations.
The Chief Minister accorded a warm welcome to the Imam-e-Kaaba upon his arrival at the Chief Minister’s Office.
Dr. Abdullah Awad Al-Juhany said that he had been given tremendous love and affection and this was an unforgettable tour. The hearts of people and the government of Saudi Arabia were always open towards Pakistan, he said.
He said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had always sided with each other and would continue to remain so.
The Imam-e-Kaaba recited the Holy Quran and prayed for the unity of the Muslim Ummah and the promotion of peace,development, and prosperity of the people of both Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
He also offered Fateha for the departed soul of the father of Chief Minister Usman Buzdar.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia were enjoying historical brotherly relations and Saudi Arabia had always stood behind Pakistan at every difficult time.
The recent visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman to Pakistan had entered the relations between the two countries to new a height.
People and the government of Pakistan give tremendous importance to their relations with Saudi Arabia, he added.
He said blissful arrival of Imam-e-Kaaba to Pakistan would further strengthen the brotherly relations between the two countries. The relations were knitted with the bonds of Islamic brotherhood and solidarity. Both Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had common interests which depicted desire for peace, he added.
Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Bin Said Al-Malki, Maulana Tahir Ashrafi and members of the delegation of Imam-e-Kaaba were also present on the occasion.