RIYADH - President Dr Arif Alvi and Saudi King Salman-bin-Abdul Aziz held a meeting in Riyadh and discussed bilateral relations, regional situation and issues of mutual interest.
According to a Foreign Office statement in Islamabad, the two leaders expressed satisfaction at the renewed impetus in relations between the two countries.
The President said the close bonds of friendship and brotherhood enjoyed by the two countries are based on shared faith, culture and values.
He acknowledged the common positions that the two countries have on many regional and international issues.
Recalling the recent visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to Saudi Arabia, the President hoped that the bilateral relationship would be further strengthened in the days to come.
King Salman underscored the importance of time-tested Pak-Saudi relationship and termed ties between the two brotherly countries as excellent at all levels.
The King also commended the positive role played by Pakistani expatriates in the progress and development of Saudi Arabia.