Pakistan calls for peaceful resolution of Iran-Saudi tension

PakistanPakistan calls for peaceful resolution of Iran-Saudi tension

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday expressed deep concern over recent escalation of tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran calling for resolution of differences through peaceful means in larger interest of Ummah, particularly during these challenging times.

In his meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud here, the Prime Minister recalled Pakistan’s consistent policy of promoting brotherhood among member states of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, said a joint statement issued by the Foreign Office.

The Prime Minister said that Pakistan always expressed readiness to offer its good offices to brotherly Muslim countries, for resolution of their differences through dialogue and reconciliation.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif led a high level delegation to Saudi Arabia including Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Prime Minister’s National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua and Special Assistant to PM on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi.

During the meeting, both the sides exchanged views on various facets of enduring cooperation with regard to Saudi initiative of formation of the coalition of Islamic countries against terrorism.

Pakistan deeply appreciated the Saudi initiative and assured the Kingdom of its support.

The Prime Minister reiterated that “the people of Pakistan would always stand with the people of Saudi Arabia against any threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Kingdom.”

Source: APP

Mati-Ullah is the Online Editor For DND. He is the real man to handle the team around the Country and get news from them and provide to you instantly.

Must read

Recent News

Interior minister reviews security arrangements of central procession of 9th Muharram in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi visited the central procession of 9th Muharram in Islamabad on Tuesday and reviewed the security arrangements...

Terrorists attack RHC in DI Khan; 2 Pakistan Army Soldiers, 5 Civilians Martyred

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: Two Pakistan Army Soldiers and five civilians embraced martyrdom in an attack by terrorists on a Rural Health Center (RHC) in Khyber...

Mohsin Naqvi pays tribute to security forces on foiling terrorist attack on Bannu Cantonment

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi has strongly condemned the cowardly terrorist attack on Bannu Cantonment.The interior minister paid rich tribute...

Pakistan strongly condemns terrorist attack in Muscat

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan has strongly condemned the dastardly terrorist attack on Imam Bargah Ali bin Abu Talib in Wadi Kabir in Muscat, Oman that...

Eight soldiers embraced martyrdom in Bannu Cantonment attack

Islamabad, Pakistan: Eight soldiers of the Pakistan Army embraced martyrdom when terrorists came from Afghanistan and attacked Bannu Cantonment in the early hours of...