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Saudi foreign minister to arrive in Islamabad on March 3

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir, who was due to arrive in Islamabad today, will now tour Pakistan on Sunday, ARY News reported.

Sources said the Saudi minister is expected to visit New Delhi on Saturday (tomorrow) and then will travel to Islamabad the following day.

Adel Al-Jubeir will be coming with an important message from the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

Sources said the agenda with regard to meetings between the Saudi minister and Pakistani officials are being finalised.

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The purpose of his visit is to try and de-escalate tensions between the South Asian nuclear powers.

Earlier, on Feb 28, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had held a telephonic conversation with Adel al-Jubeir to discuss the latest conflict between Pakistan and India.

During the phone conversation, the Saudi minister expressed concerns over the recent escalations between India and Pakistan and urged both sides to calm tensions by way of dialogue.



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