PM holds phone call with Saudi King; vowed Pakistan’s commitment Kingdom’s sovereignty

PM holds phone call with Saudi King; vowed Pakistan's commitment Kingdom’s sovereignty

ISLAMABAD, May 12 (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday held a telephonic conversation with Custodian of Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and vowed Pakistan’s resolute commitment to the sovereignty and security of Saudi Arabia, as well as defence of the Two Holy Mosques.

The prime minister profoundly thanked Saudi King for the warm hospitality extended to him and his delegation, the auspicious opportunity to allow the delegation to enter the Holy Kaaba and the Roza-e-Rasool (Peace be Upon Him), and congratulated him on the success of the visit.

He, while recalling his recent meeting with Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman reaffirmed the strong, brotherly relations between the two countries and conveyed the deep reverence, which Pakistan accords to the Saudi leadership.

The two leaders exchanged views on issues of bilateral significance and discussed ways to enhance cooperation in various fields of mutual interest.

Imran Khan further commended the Kingdom’s role as the leader of Muslim Ummah and also underscored its contribution to the promotion of regional peace.

He expressed concerns on the latest situation in Palestine and condemned Israeli Forces’ heinous attack during the month of Ramazan on the Palestinians in and outside Al-Aqsa Mosque, defying all norms of humanity and international law.

The two leaders exchanged greetings on Eid ul Fitr.

Prime Minister extended invitation to King Salman to visit Pakistan.

It was also agreed to maintain positive momentum in high-level exchanges between the two brotherly countries.

By Ishtiaq Rao

Ishtiaq Ahmed is a Sr. Reporter who reports on Prime Minister, President, Foreign Office, and special assignments. Backed by 20-year experience, he has written for local and foreign newspapers. Reach out at 03335293238/ X: ishtiaqrao

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