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Pak-Saudia Joint Communiqué : Both Countries Agree To Enhance Economic, Trade Ties

Prime Minister Imran Khan and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman affirmed commitment to deepen Pakistan- Saudi relations in all fields.

Prime Minister Imran Khan met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud in Jeddah and held wide-ranging talks on bilateral, regional and international issues. The talks were marked by exceptional cordiality and a commitment to fortify the upward trajectory in the bilateral relationship.

The two leaders reaffirmed the strong and historic bonds between the two countries rooted firmly in shared beliefs, common values, mutual trust and longstanding tradition of mutual support.

The Prime Minister reiterated pakistan's abiding support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Kingdom, and expressed special reverence accorded to the land of the two Holy Mosques by the People of Pakistan.

During the meeting, it was agreed to further strengthen, deepen and diversify the existing bilateral political, economic, trade, defence and security ties. Special emphasis was laid on increasing Saudi Investments in Pakistan, collaboration in the field of energy, and increased job opportunities for Pakistanis in Saudi Arabia.

The Prime Minister lauded the Crown Prince for the Kingdom's efforts and initiatives aimed at reinforcing and further promoting regional peace and security.

The Prime Minister highlighted the situation in IIOJK, stressing the importance of peaceful resolution of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute. The Prime Minister also highlighted Pakistan's consistent efforts to support peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.