Saudi Arabia keen to establish cultural centre in Islamabad:SAPM

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Saudi Arabia keen to establish cultural centre in Islamabad:SAPM

Saudi Arabia is keen to establish cultural centre in Islamabad to strengthen cultural collaboration between the two countries.

The was stated by Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Saeed Ahmad Al-Malki in a meeting with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr.Firdous Ashiq Awan in Islamabad today (Thursday).

The Ambassador said Saudi Arabia is also looking forward to the skilled labour from Pakistan with regard to the vision 2030. 

Speaking on the occasion, Dr.Firdous Ashiq Awan welcomed Saudi keenness to set up cultural centre in Islamabad and assured her full assistance in this regard.

Both sides also discussed executive program for culture and media cooperation between the two countries and decided to work out a calendar of cultural activities.

Meanwhile, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan says the government and opposition are equally responsible to run the parliamentary affairs smoothly.

Talking to a private news channel, she said the Parliament should be used for resolving people's issues and making legislation instead of making it a political battlefield.

She said criticising government policies is the right of opposition but it should also praise the good work of government.

She said the incumbent government is ready to hold elections in newly merged area of FATA in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.