Islamabad: Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdullah M Ali-Zahrani said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have strongest strategically relationship with each other and with the passage of time these relations are increasing. Ambassador said Saudi Arabia historically enjoyed friendly relationship with Pakistan form start of Pakistan independence and we also recognize the role of Pakistan Military, Air Force in the region. He was addressing the Pak-Saudi friendship group meeting which held in PIPS here in Islamabad on 19-May-2016 under Senator Sehar Kamran Convener for Pak-Saudi friendship group.
Abdullah M Ali-Zahrani thanks the sentiments of the members of Senators of the Pak-Saudi friendship group. He said the establishment of the friendship group in Senate will build up better relationship between both States. We should determine the sustainable economy, education, cultural exchange programmes and science sector. He added we are significantly contributed in Hydel energy sector for better Pakistan. We have to work in joint venture and businesses.
Earlier Convener Sehar Kamran welcomed all the honorable senators and representative of foreign affairs special to Middle East. Senator Sehar Kamran vowed that we have to strengthen inter-parliamentary relationship with both Countries; we have to focus on both sides of States interest and follow up some strategies. The committee also initiated executive committee consisting of five members for further development for better relationship between both States. Senator’s also emphasized on purpose oriented fate for both Countries and we should avoid being party oriented.
Senator Sehar Kamran welcomed Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ambassador and appreciated the presence in the both States friendship meeting. Senator also expressed her views that the both States enjoys better and closer relationship with each others. She said Saudi’s always helped Pakistan in difficult situation in term of aid and other concern issues. The friendship groups also assure that both Countries have to increase education and cultural exchange programmes. On the other hand Senator Abdul Qayoom, Senator Kulsoom and Senators from FATA and North-Waziristan welcomed Saudi’s ambassador for his presence in the meeting.
Senator Sehar Kamran concluded the second meeting of Pak-Saudi friendship group, I am thankful to Chairman Senate who gave me chance to hold this friendship meeting, she further added, we need to strengthen and emphasize on inter-parliamentary relationship with Saudi-Arab and also thanks ambassador of Saudi-Arab for Pakistan and, Mr. Abbas foreign affairs representative special to Middle-East.
The Writer is Editor Daily Online News Paper “The Fortress”