Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressed the National Assembly (NA) session here on Thursday (today).
A total of 3,240 Pakistani nationals are still languishing in the prisons of Saudi Arabia, FM Qureshi informed the National Assembly.
The foreign minister gave a written reply during today’s session of the lower house of Parliament.
He said Pakistan’s diplomatic mission in the kingdom has been making efforts to secure release of the Pakistani inmates.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi said a total of 2,080 Pakistani prisoners were set free by Saudi authorities in the wake of the Saudi crown prince’s announcement in this regard.
Yesterday, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressed the first session of Hazrat Shah Ruknuddin Aalam Soharwardy [RA] Conference in Multan here on Wednesday.
FM Qureshi has said that enemies of Pakistan have launched hybrid war against the country.
They aim at creating unrest through religious and linguistic divide, but they will not succeed in their nefarious designs.
The FM said minorities in India including Muslim community are suffering unrest and atrocities.
As current regime in India is following the agenda of the supremacy of Hindutva.
He also prayed for the freedom of Occupied Kashmir, ending the sufferings of Muslims in India.
He also prayed for peace and stability in Afghanistan and the Middle East.