Saudi Arabia will always stand by Pakistan: King Abdullah

Conveys personal sentiments and prayers for a strong, prosperous and peaceful Pakistan during meeting with PM Nawaz.

APP July 25, 2014

JEDDAH: In a meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, King Shah Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz  assured that Saudi Arabia would always stand by Pakistan.

During the meeting, held at the king’s palace on Friday, King Abdullah underlined the historic nature of the close bond between the two countries, which dates back to the days of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

The king further conveyed his personal sentiments and prayers for a strong, prosperous and peaceful Pakistan under the leadership of Nawaz.

The premier expressed his sincere gratitude for the warm welcome and hospitality extended to him during his visit to Saudi Arabia. He emphasised that his government wants to further strengthen ties with Saudi Arabia.

The two leaders also discussed the challenges being faced by the Islamic Ummah and called for unity and solidarity in these critical times.

Prime Minister Nawaz was accompanied by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. Senior Saudi leadership and key aides of the Saudi King, including Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Crown Prince and Second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Muqran bin Abdul Aziz, Secretary General of National Security Council Prince Bandar bin Sultan, Intelligence Chief Prince Khalid bin Bandar, Minister for National Guards Prince Mitab bin Abdullah and Deputy Foreign Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah, were also present during the hour-long meeting.


chimgaadarr | 8 years ago | Reply Thanks, but No Thanks! You can't even stand with the Palestinian Arabs ... What to talk of anyone else! So, F off!
Jahangir Chauhan | 8 years ago | Reply

@Afghan Maihan: Then why there was a title famous king of KSA, Shah Faisal. I think few words Arabs took from Persians and Persian took adopted from Arab when they conquered Iran Persia back then.Like the case with Persian Urdu, Hindi as well.

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