FMs of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia discuss expansion of ties between two countries

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FMs of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia discuss expansion of ties between two countries

UNITED NATIONS: Foreign Ministers of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia Wednesday expressed satisfaction at the expanding relations between the two countries.

Foreign Minister Shah Memood Qureshi and his Saudi counterpart Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir met on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN Headquarters in New York.

Recalling the Prime Minister's "highly successful" visit to Saudi Arabia last week, they took note of the complete convergence of views between the leadership of the two countries on regional and global issues, and agreed to maintain the momentum generated by the visit to achieve tangible results on mutually agreed areas of cooperation, according to an official statement.

The Pakistani Foreign Minister expressed deep appreciation for the "gracious invitation and warm hospitality", extended by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, to the prime minister and his entourage.

The two foreign ministers agreed to remain closely engaged to chart out a roadmap for enhancing bilateral trade, business and investment relations. They also agreed to convene the next round of Bilateral Political Consultation between the two foreign ministries at an early date,to take their discussions forward.

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