Saturday, June 22

Meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Defence and Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Honour

Meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Defence and Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Honour
Meeting with Saudi Arabia's Minister of Defence and Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, His Honour

General Syed Asim Munir, the Chief of Army Staff, and Defence Minister Khawaja Asif were also present at the meeting. In-depth conversation about bilateral matters at the meeting. conversation about the state of regional security, peace, and safety. There have also been talks on strengthening defence and security cooperation between the two nations. To the Custodian of the Two Harams, His Excellency Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and Prime Minister, His Excellency Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Al Saud, Best Wishes.

We anticipate your older brother, Saudi Crown Prince His Excellency Mr. Muhammad bin Salman, visiting Pakistan. The Prime Minister will speak with the Saudi Defence Minister during this visit.
The prime minister stated that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan have strong, long-standing fraternal ties that are only growing stronger. Pakistan places a great importance on its ties to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has backed Pakistan wholeheartedly in all areas, including the prime minister. Saudi Arabia was instrumental in helping Pakistan’s economy during my time as prime minister.
The prime minister congratulates the defence minister of Saudi Arabia on winning Nishan Pakistan, the highest civilian honour in Pakistan. The Minister of Defence for Saudi Arabia wished the Prime Minister well on his new role.

“I thank Pakistan for inviting me as a special guest in the Pakistan Day parade,” stated the Saudi Minister of Defence. They saw Pakistan’s military at their finest in today’s parade. The recent visit to Saudi Arabia by Chief of Army Staff General Syed Asim Munir will strengthen defence ties between the two nations.
Today at the Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad, Saudi Arabia’s Defence Minister, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, met with Prime Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. General Syed Asim Munir, the Chief of Army Staff, and Defence Minister Khawaja Asif were also present at the meeting. Bilateral problems were thoroughly discussed during the meeting.

The discussion covered the state of regional security as well as peace and security. The subject of enhancing defence and security cooperation between the two nations was discussed. The Saudi Defence Minister was acknowledged as a distinguished guest at the Pakistan Day parade by the prime minister.
The prime minister thanked the defence minister of Saudi Arabia on being granted Nishan Pakistan, the highest civilian honour in Pakistan. The Saudi Crown Prince, His Excellency Prince Muhammad Bin Salman Al Saud, the Prime Minister, and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Excellency Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, all received the Prime Minister’s best wishes.

The Prime Minister of Pakistan addressed the Saudi Defence Minister, stating that the two countries have a long-standing fraternal connection that is growing stronger over time due to their shared history, religion, and culture. According to him, Pakistan places a great importance on its ties with Saudi Arabia. He went on to say that Pakistan has received complete backing from Saudi Arabia in all areas. The prime minister stated that Saudi Arabia, which is widely regarded in Pakistan, was instrumental in enhancing Pakistan’s economic circumstances during his prior stint in office. According to the prime minister, Pakistanis hold a particular place in their hearts for the Saudi royal family.

We are anticipating your elder brother, Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s coming to Pakistan, the Prime Minister informed the Saudi Defence Minister.
This time, the prime minister brought up the Special Investment Facilitation Council, stating that its creation had made it easier for investors to transact business and make investments as it offered a single point of contact. He said that there are several investment potential in Pakistan in the fields of information technology, agriculture, and minerals. He went on to say that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan needed to work together more on defence and the economy.

The Saudi Minister of Defence wished the Prime Minister well on his new position and congratulated him. He expressed his gratitude to Pakistan for having invited him to participate in the Pakistan Day parade as the principal guest, adding that he would be seeing Pakistani military there today. The greatest abilities were on display. He made reference to General Syed Asim Munir, the Chief of Army Staff, and stated that his recent visit to Saudi Arabia was significant and beneficial for the advancement of defence ties between the two nations.

Editor: Raja Kamran