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Saudi Arabia wants to share vision of PM Khan: Adel al-Jubeir

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir on Monday said, “We want to participate in Pakistan’s economic growth and share the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan to take his country to new heights.”

Addressing media in a joint press conference along with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi, the Saudi minister said, “Our investment in Pakistan is not charity and it is for mutual benefit of both the countries and their people.”

Replying to a question, he said terrorism is a common enemy and Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are on the same page to eradicate this menace.

Adel al-Jubeir said Saudi Arabia was working with Pakistan to reach reconciliation between Taliban and the Afghan government to move forward. He said Saudi Arabia wanted peaceful solution of Afghan crisis.

“Our investment in Pakistan is not charity and it is for mutual benefit of both the countries and their people,” says Saudi minister

On Pak-India relations, he said the kingdom wanted both the countries to resolve their conflicts and have peaceful relations.

He said Saudi Arabia was constructing an oil refinery in Gwadar worth $10 billion dollar and his government wanted to see Pakistan as an economically stable country.

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On this occasion, FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi said more MoUs will be signed soon with Saudi Arabia.

He said 10 working groups would be formed with Saudi Arabia, adding that the groups and other high level bodies for Saudi Arabian investment had been made time bound to meet regularly to follow the updates.

“Senior leadership of both the countries will meet at least once a year to review the progress on these matters, while the working groups will meet every three months,” he said.

 

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