Islamabad (23 December 2021): Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani in his meeting with the Chairman of Shura Council of Saudi Arabia on Thursday has urged the Saudi businessmen to take advantage of the investment-friendly opportunities in Pakistan. He stressed to further elevate the trade volume between the two countries. The environment for investment in Pakistan is safe and conducive which could benefit Saudi investors, maintained Sadiq Sanjrani.
A high profile Parliamentary delegation of Saudi Arabia, led by the Chairman of Shura Council of the Kingdom, Dr Abdullah Mohammad Bin Sheikh met with Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani here in Islamabad. Chairman Senate was accompanied by Senators Naseebullah Bazai, Hafiz Abdul Karim, Faiz Muhammad, Faisal Saleem and Secretary Senate Muhammad Qasim Samad Khan.
During the meeting, both sides reiterated their desire to take the existing relations to new heights in all areas of mutual interest and underlined the need to further strengthen parliamentary cooperation between the two brotherly countries.
The Chairman Senate apprised the delegation of the situation in Afghanistan and the steps been taken to get the Afghani people out of the hook. He thanked Saudi Arabia for support in convening the 17th Extraordinary Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers of OIC on the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan.
“Saudi Arabia’s unflinching support for Pakistan in its difficult and testing time is commendable”, said Sadiq Sanjrani. He also extended best wishes to Saudi Arabia, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Prince Muhammad bin Salman.
“Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Saudi people have heartfelt sympathy for Pakistan. Relations between the two countries had been further boosted by the exchange of delegations between the two fraternal countries”, noted Chairman Shura Council of Saudi Arabia.
Chairman Senate also exalted the effective role of Saudi Arabia in uniting the Islamic world. Apart from the Pakistani government, its people also want to maintain good relations with the Kingdom, he remarked.
The chairman of the Shura Council of Saudi Arabia also extended an invitation to the chairman Senate to attend the inaugural ceremony of the new parliamentary year of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which he accepted. During the meeting, the visiting dignitary underscored that before the ceremony of the new parliamentary year of KSA the Pakistani delegation should also visit Saudi Arabia in order to identify bilateral matters and formulate a concrete strategy for its remedy.
The Chairman Senate also appreciated the sincere efforts of the Custodian of the two holy mosques and Prince Muhammad Bin Salman for enriching relations with Qatar and other neighboring countries.
The meeting also highlighted the prevailing dismal situation in Iraq.