Zaka Mohsin, Riyadh
The Prime Minister’s Imran Khan Special Envoy for the Middle East is on the official visit of Saudi Arabia, while addressing a gathering of Majlis-e-Pakistan in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Tahir Ashrafi said that a new era of relations with Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, has begun.
Issues of Pakistani community and workers have started to be solved in Saudi Arabia. Visas are being issued for Pakistani workers from all the Gulf States and this is providing employment opportunities to a large number of Pakistanis, P.M. special envoy added.
According to Ashrafi the Pak-Saudi policy on the issue of Palestine is moving forward uniformly and will continue till the liberation of the Palestinians. The Saudi leadership supports Pakistan’s position on the Kashmir issue and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation is the representative body of Muslim countries. The same organization ensures the unity of the Muslim Ummah and helps in resolving issues.
Majlis-e-Pakistan President Rana Abdul Rauf and General Secretary Hafiz Abdul Waheed also spoke on Pak-Saudi relations.