ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif met Saudi Arabia’s defence minister Prince Muhammad bin Salman on Sunday, discussed bilateral relations, Aaj News reported.
According to Aaj News, they also discussed other matters of mutual interests. The visit of Saudi deputy crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman was part of his regular interaction with this friendly country and made at the request of the Pakistani government. Saudi Prince exchanged views on regional situation.
They discussed mutual cooperation in defence and security matters and fight against terrorism. They agreed to promote bilateral relations and strengthen cooperation in matters of mutual interests.
Sharif has paid four visits to the Kingdom since January this year. Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain also visited Saudi Arabia last month.
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy close relations and remain in touch on major regional and international issues.
Saudi prince was accorded a warm welcome at the Prime Minister’s House where chief of armed forces and federal ministers were also present. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also hosted a dinner in his honour.
Before it, when Saudi minister reached Islamabad, defence minister Khawaja Asif received him at the airport.