ISLAMABAD, Jan 14 (APP):Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani Monday said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had agreed to explore new avenues for investment as such cooperation always played a central role in bringing nations closer and help build a long lasting and mutually beneficial relationship at all levels.The Senate chairman held a meeting with Prince Fahad Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, Governor of Tabuk, here and exchanged views on matters of mutual interest, besides strengthening trade and economic relations, a press release said.
	Sanjrani said Pakistan highly valued its bilateral cordial relations with Saudi Arabia and desired to further strengthen bilateral multi-sector cooperation.  “We want to further strengthen cooperation through frequent exchanges.” 
	He said Pakistan wanted peace in the region as durable peace was direly needed for sustainable development. 
	The Senate chairman also recalled his recent visit to Saudi Arabia and said high level interactions provided an opportunity to discuss important issues, including ways and means to further boost bilateral cooperation through investment. He also thanked the Saudi side for warm welcome and hospitality during his visit and termed it a manifestation of cordial and brotherly bond between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. 
	He said the visit would further pave the way for enhanced institutional linkages and deepen cooperation in different sectors.