Saudi Arabia reiterates support with Pakistan over Kashmir issue
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi King Khadim ul Harmain Shareefain Salman bin Abdulaziz held meeting in Saudi Arabia and exchanged views on bilateral relations and regional and global political situation.
According to prime minister office statement, they also expressed their desire to further enhance and diversify bilateral cooperation between the two states.
During the meeting, the prime minister apprised the Saudi King about the latest situation of Occupied Kashmir. The Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz reiterated its support and solidarity with Pakistan over Kashmir issue.
Matters pertaining to mutual interest, trade, investment and economic relations also came under discussion during the meeting.
PM Imran also condemned attack on the kingdom’s oil facilities. He reiterated to stand with the Saudi Arabia in case of any threat to the security and sanctity of Haramain Sharifain.
Earlier, Imran Khan met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman in Saudi Arabia on Thursday.
Matters pertaining to mutual interest and bilateral relations were discussed during the meeting.
The Prime Minister apprised Saudi Crown Prince about the current situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
Khan also condemned the attack on oil installations of Saudi Arabia.
There is a growing momentum in Pakistan-Saudi Arabia relations in all areas of cooperation. During the prime minister’s visit, the two sides discussed ways of further strengthening the economic partnership between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
Pakistan-Saudi relations are traditionally marked by warmth and mutual trust. The PM’s visit to Saudi Arabia further reinforced the close fraternal ties between the two countries and deepen bilateral cooperation in diverse fields.
Spokesperson Ministry of Foreign Affairs Pakistan Dr Mohammad Faisal on Friday said that the Human Rights situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir had become the central issue of focus at the Human Rights Council.
“Pakistan has initiated a number of processes to keep a sustained focus on IOJ&K. Pakistan will exercise all options available to ensure that HRC actions meaningfully impact on the ground situation in IOJ&K to end the suffering of 13 million Kashmiris,” he said.