8 agreements to be signed during Saudi Crown Prince’s visit: FM

ISLAMABAD + Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says during the upcoming visit of Saudi Crown Prince at least eight MoUs are expected to be signed and a Coordination Council will be set up to monitor the progress on signed agreements.

Addressing a news conference along with Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain and Prime Minister’s Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood In Islamabad today, he said Saudi Arabia is our close and trustworthy friend and the relations with the visit of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman will be improved further.

Foreign Minister said back to back visits of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia have improved relations which declined in the tenure of previous government.

The Minister said Pakistan’s relations with Saudi Arabia are entering into a new era.

He said during Prime Minister’s visit to Riyadh, Saudi leadership desired to turn friendly relations in economic partnership.

The Foreign Minister said he is leaving for Germany tomorrow to attend Munich conference on Afghan issue.

He informed the media that he will hold meetings with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and other world leaders to bring peace in Afghanistan.  

Speaking on the occasion, Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said presently Pakistan is playing a significant role in Middle East. He said a warm welcome will be accorded to the Saudi Crown Prince on his arrival in Islamabad.