Saudi State Minister for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir arrived in Pakistan on Thursday and held meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
The Saudi Minister was greeted at the Prime Minister’s Office by the premier where the two discussed the ongoing Pak-India tensions and matters of regional and bilateral interest.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razzaq Dawood, and Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua were also present during the meeting.
Earlier, upon his arrival, al-Jubeir was welcomed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ office by Qureshi.
The two officials discussed the current situation in the region, as well as other matters of common interest including economics, politics and security.
In today’s meeting, the Saudi minister assured Foreign Minister Qureshi of Saudi Arabia’s complete and overwhelming support towards solving the issues with India in a peaceful manner. The minister is visiting Pakistan on the instructions of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. When making the announcement regarding the minister’s visit, Qureshi had told reporters that the Saudi envoy is coming to Pakistan with a special message from Prince Mohammad bin Salman.