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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia discuss to enhance brotherly relations

Chief of Naval Staff Amjad Khan Niazi has on late Monday night reached Riyadh and held meeting with Fahd Al-Ghufaili, the commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces.

Fahd Al-Ghufaili vows to work for strengthening Pak-Saudi bilateral relations. The meeting took place in the office of the Chief of Staff of the Saudi Armed Forces.

Matters related to promote military co-operation were also discussed.

Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi arrived in Riyadh on his first official visit to Saudi Arabia after assuming the charge in October.

Admiral Niazi, who arrived in Riyadh on the “special invitation of Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces,” will remain in the Kingdom “from 18-23 January 2021″.

According to the statement, “Upon arrival at Riyadh, he was received by Raja Ali Ejaz, Ambassador of Pakistan to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and high ranking military officers of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia”.

The naval chief will call on top government and senior military leaders during the five-day visit which is “expected to further enhance the brotherly relationship between two countries in general and navies in specific.”

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have enjoyed close relations for decades. Pakistan Navy provided training to Saudi officers during the latter navy’s formative years in the 70s and 80s.

Muhammad Usman

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