Saudi Arabia to pay pivotal role in economic stability of Pakistan: Saudi Ambassador

Saudi Arabia to pay pivotal role in economic stability of Pakistan: Saudi Ambassador

ISLAMABAD - Saudi Ambassador in Pakistan Admiral (r) Nawaf Saeed Al-Malkiy said here on Friday that his country is all set to play a pivotal economic role in future to transform this vision into reality.

“In view of Saudi leadership, the Saudi-Pak economic <link> and strategic interests are intertwined and thus people of Pakistan will partner with KSA <link> in its quest for economic <link> prosperity that will create new job opportunities for people in general and further Pakistan’s defence based strengths in particular,” the Ambassador opined while exchanging views with former federal minister for information Muhammad Ali Durrani, who called on him at the embassy here.

He said that a new era of cooperation in multiple fields including economy and defence between the two brotherly countries would boost benefits set to yield through the China-Pakistan <link> Economic <link> Corridor (EPEC) that would bring relations of all-weathered time-tested brothers to a new dimension.

A high level delegation from KSA <link> would land in Pakistan at the start of the new-year to mature the understanding already reached at the level of military and civil leadership of both the countries on various initiatives to be taken in future, he explained.

Viewing Saudi Arabia and Pakistan’s bonds based on mutual respect, religious affection and trust, Mr. Malkiy said King Sulman and Crown Prince Muhammad share vision for Pakistan’s strong economy, defence and prosperity of its people.

On the occasion, Muhammad Ali Durrani praised the initiatives under the vision of King Sulman and Crown Prince Muhammad’s 2030 initiative for Pakistan and its people. He also appreciated the active role <link> being played by the Ambassador Malkiy to kick start renewed efforts in facilitating the two countries to a closer multifaceted cooperation.