ISLAMABAD: Minister for Info and Broadcast Fawad Chaudhry on Friday stated the go to of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman will usher a brand new space of relations between the Kingdom and Pakistan.
Talking on the launch of Arab Information, Chaudhry stated, “The folks of Pakistan are eagerly ready to welcome the crown prince. Mohammad bin Salman’s go to is a continuation of the brand new period of rising relations began by Prime Minster Imran Khan between Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and different Arab nations.”
“On his arrival in Islamabad, the crown prince will probably be personally acquired by the premier,” Chaudhry added.
The crown prince will arrive in Pakistan on February 17, as his journey was delayed by a day.
The data minister stated a Supreme Coordination Council of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia headed by the crown prince and PM Imran has been arrange. “The Supreme Coordination will work on the implementation of agreements between the 2 nations and take away any hurdles coming in the best way.”
“The Joint Working Group of the 2 nations would additional coordinate for making progress in numerous sectors of the financial system and enterprise,” he added.
In response to a query, Chaudhry stated, a number of agreements main to large investments will probably be signed in the course of the Saudi crown prince’s go to. “The investments could be the largest within the final 10 years,” Chaudhry asserted. “Excessive-level delegations of the 2 nations will maintain bilateral talks to advertise cooperation in various fields.”
The minister additional shared that Saudi Arabia plans on constructing two new cities which can present quite a few job alternatives for staff from Pakistan. He added, Riyadh has eliminated the visa payment for Pakistanis whereas Islamabad has relaxed visa regime for overseas guests and would give incentives to Arab residents who would go to and make investments in Pakistan.
With regards to the crown prince’s itinerary for his go to to Pakistan, Chaudhry stated the president and prime minister will host dinners for the visiting dignitaries. He added the crown prince will probably be bestowed with Pakistan’s highest civil award as properly.
Furthermore, Chaudhry stated Pakistan has an essential position to play within the Center East and PM Imran has initiated a brand new period of cooperative relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. “Ties based mostly on related non secular beliefs and cultural affinities between the 2 nations had grown from power to power over the generations because the time of King Abdul Aziz and now the connection would enter a brand new section constructed on enterprise and funding.”