Saudi embassy has denied compelling Pakistan not to attend the Malaysia summit.
According to details, Saudi Embassy has denied pressurizing Pakistan not to attend Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Saudi Embassy in Pakistan has also called this news aired on media as baseless.
It was mentioned in the news that Saudi Arabia has threatened and compelled Pakistan not to attend the Kuala Lumpur Summit.
Saudi embassy has mentioned that the relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are not inferior to the language of threats.
A press release was issued by the Saudi Embassy in which it was mentioned, “The embassy affirms that the relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan are superior to the language of threat.”
“The brotherly relations between the countries are long-standing and strategic based on trust, understanding and mutual respect, and the two countries enjoy a consensus of views on most regional and international issues, especially the issues of the Islamic nation.”
It was also specified that Saudi Arabia has always stood with Pakistan during critical times according to their “fraternal relations.”
They said, “We strive always to stand with Pakistan to be a successful and stable country.”
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had said on Friday that Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued economic pressure to Pakistan to withdrawing from a gathering of leaders from many Islamic nations in Malaysia.
The four-day conference, which opened in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday to address some of the Islamic world’s important issues, was avoided by a handful of countries including Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.
According to the details Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan made a statement on the absence of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in KL Summit 2019 which is being held in the capital of Malaysia.
Pakistan Foreign office had issued an official statement on Pakistan’s withdrawal to attend Kuala Lumpur Islamic Conference in Malaysian.
Spokesperson foreign office Aisha Farooqui stated “Pakistan did not participate in the KL Summit as time and efforts were needed to address the concerns of major Muslim countries regarding possible division in the Ummah.”
“Pakistan will continue to work for the unity and solidarity of the Ummah, which is indispensable for effectively addressing the challenges faced by the Muslim world,” she added.