Saudi FM in Islamabad for talks with Pakistani leadership

A high-level Saudi delegation, led by Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud has arrived in Islamabad. Foreign Minister Ishaq Dar received the Saudi delegation at Noor Khan Air Base. The visit is aimed at lending positive impetus to enhanced bilateral cooperation and mutually rewarding economic partnership. The delegation consists of Saudi Minister for Water and Agriculture, Minister for Industry and Mineral Resources, Deputy Minister for Investment, Head of Saudi Special Committee and senior officials from Ministry of Energy and Saudi Fund for General Investments. The visit takes place essentially to expedite follow up on the understanding reached between Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and the Crown Prince and Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman, during their recent meeting in Makkah to enhance bilateral economic cooperation. Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have long standing fraternal relations marked by religio-cultural affinities. The people of Pakistan hold the Custodia n of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in the highest esteem. This visit will lend a positive impetus to transforming bilateral cooperation into an enduring and mutually rewarding economic partnership. Source: Radio Pakistan