PM Imran discusses Kashmir issue, bilateral ties in meeting with Saudi king

Saudi King reiterates solidarity with Pakistan over Kashmir issue

News Desk September 20, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud on Thursday discussed enhancement in bilateral ties during the premier's two-day official trip to the kingdom, reported Radio Pakistan.

The premier briefed the Saudi King about the latest situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir and King Salman expressed solidarity with Pakistan over the issue.

The prime minister also discussed the regional and global political situation during the meeting. Matters of mutual interest including, trade, investment, economic relations and international developments were also discussed.

PM Imran condemned the recent attack on Saudi oil installations and stressed Pakistan’s support in case of any threat to the security of the kingdom.

In response, King Salman appreciated the support but noted that KSA is capable of dealing with the situation on its own, according to a statement by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

PM Imran apprises Saudis of dire situation in IOK

On Thursday, the premier called on Saudi Crown Prince and Defence Minister Muhammad Bin Salman in Jeddah and discussed bilateral relations and matters of mutual interest.

According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister Media Wing in Islamabad, the prime minister also condemned the recent attacks on oil installations in Saudi Arabia, which cut the kingdom’s crude production and fanned fear of further instability in the Middle East.


PHOTO: Radio Pakistan PHOTO: Radio Pakistan


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