Saudi Arabia to join CPEC, make heavy investment in Gwadar Port: Ambassador

Saudi Arabia to join CPEC, make heavy investment in Gwadar Port: Ambassador
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ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Malkiy has said that his country will soon join the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and make investment at Gwadar Port to play a role in the progress and prosperity of Pakistan.

Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan spoke on the issue of brotherly relations, strategic and bilateral trade relations between the two countries and said that solid steps were being taken for enhancement of trade between the two brotherly countries.

He said in the recent visit of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to Saudi Arabia where he held meeting with the crown prince of Saudi Arabia and it was agreed in the meeting that new avenues be explored for enhancing the trade volume between the two countries.

Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al- Malkiy said that the people of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had strong and brotherly relations and these would further be strengthened with the exchange of cultural delegations. 

“More than three million Pakistanis are playing their role in the progress and prosperity of Saudi Arabia,” he said.

He said Saudi Arabia believed if Pakistan was strong, it would strengthen Saudi Arabia. Saudi ambassador said that Saudi Arabia gave importance to Pakistan Army and strategic relations with Pakistan and it could be gauged with the fact that Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa after assuming the charge of Chief of Army Staff paid his first visit to Saudi Arabia.

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