Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan will visit Pakistan to hold important meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan and other top government officials.
According to the media reports, the visit is scheduled this month. Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan will hold talks with President Arif Alvi, Prime Minister Imran Khan, and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi during his visit.
He will be accompanied by the kingdom’s Minister of Energy Abdulaziz bin Salman and a team of Saudi businessmen and companies’ heads.
Reportedly, the officials will also touch upon the establishment of an oil refinery in Pakistan during bilateral discussions.
The sources revealed that the scheduled Saudi visit was sending positive vibes with regard to mending ties between Pakistan and the kingdom that were damaged following Islamabad’s demand to call an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting on the Kashmir issue.
It may be recalled that back in December 2020, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Saudi Ambassador Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Maliki exchanged views on bilateral relations, regional situation, and issues of common interest.
Prime Minister Imran Khan underlined that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had historic and deep-rooted fraternal ties, which stood the test of time.
Both also discussed bilateral cooperation and the ways to tackle the COVID-19 situation collectively.
The resolve to further strengthen the strong, longstanding Pakistan-Saudi Arabia fraternal ties was reaffirmed.
The two agreed to enhance bilateral ties and continue close collaboration on all issues of mutual interest.