Pakistan reassures protection to Saudi Arabia’s Territorial Integrity

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ISLAMABAD:  The official’s sources of Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed that, the Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a telephonic call Foreign Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Raychelle Awuor Omamo, on Wednesday.

During the telephonic discussion, the counterparts of both states discussed the issues of mutual interests, the bilateral ties and the changing regional situation.

The Foreign Office press release of Pakistan stated that during the call the Foreign Minister Qureshi said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoyed deep and historic mutual ties.

Foreign Minister Qureshi added that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia share similar views regarding the changing regional and global situation.

He further divulged that the long term allies have stood by each other in difficult time.

The Foreign Minister Qureshi also strongly condemned Houthis’ attacks intended against Saudi Arabia’s installations and infrastructures

He further empathized that the protection of Two Holy Mosques was a part of their faith.

The minister reaffirmed Pakistan’s complete support to safeguard the territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia.

On the telephonic call both the foreign ministers settled to continue holding mutual consultations on imperative regional and global issues. 

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi also held a telephonic conversation with Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Raychelle Awuor Omamo.

According to the MOFA press release, both of them exchange their views on the on wide ranging issues of mutual interest related to bilateral political, trade and economic ties, as well as cooperation at the United Nations.

The Foreign Minister also congratulated Ambassador Omama on Kenya’s election to a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council for the term 2021-22.

Qureshi expressed the hope for promotion of peace and security in Africe and the world after Kenya’s presence in the UNSC.

While recalling, Foreign Minister Qureshi said that the first ever Pakistan-Africa Trade Development Conference organized in Nairobi in January 2020, this meeting was a significant step towards Pakistan’s engagement in Africa.

In pursuance of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s foreign policy vision of strengthening political-diplomatic linkages, deepening mutually-beneficial trade and economic ties, and expanding cultural and people-to-people exchanges with African nations, this conference played a pivotal role.

The foreign minister ensured Pakistan’s commitment to persistent collaboration on all of these tracks with Kenya.

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