Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain conferred Nishan-e-Imtiaz (military) upon Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces Vice Admiral Fahd bin Fahd Al-Ghofaili. The president decorated the Saudi naval commander with the award at a ceremony held here at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, which was also attended by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, and senior civil and naval officers.
The president Mamnoon Hussain expressed his pleasure at the ongoing development process in Saudi Arabia under the leadership of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, which would be a source of welfare for masses. He stated that the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon Him) has regarded all Muslims as brothers, whether they live in any part of the world and stressed that key to the success of Muslim lied in following those teachings.
The Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces called on President Mamnoon Hussain and discussed matters of mutual interest. The president emphasized that there existed close ties between the governments of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and also between their people.
He underlined that the sincere friendship of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia would further grow in the coming days and stated that Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Forces stood behind each other in the hour of need. He expressed satisfaction over the cooperation between the naval forces of both countries and said it would yield far-reaching and beneficial impacts.