Positive development reported from PM Khan’s crucial visit to Saudi Arabia
ISLAMABAD – Positive development reported from PM Khan’s crucial visit to Saudi Arabia, media reports have revealed.
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to remain engaged and consult closely to reduce Saudi-Iran tension. The agreement came during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s separate meetings with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in Riyadh.
During the meeting of the prime minister with Saudi leadership, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia agreed to take forward PM Khan’s initiative to ensure peace and security in the region. “Pakistan is ready to facilitate efforts for de-escalation of tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran,” Imran Khan said in the meeting.
PM Khan stressed the importance of avoidance of military conflict and constructive engagement of all the parties. He also reaffirmed that Pakistan will always be shoulder-to-shoulder with Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi leadership admired serious efforts of Imran Khan towards promoting peace and stability in the region and the impact of this initiative on de-escalation of tensions.
During these meetings, Prime Minister also apprised the Saudi leadership of grave human rights and humanitarian situation in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir including continuous lockdown, curfew and other communication restrictions for 73 days that seriously imperiled peace and security in the region.