ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif telephoned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and extended greetings to him on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.
The prime minister expressed good wishes for the Saudi crown prince, who is also the deputy prime minister and defence minister of the Kingdom. He also conveyed his good wishes for the people of Saudi Arabia on Eid-ul-Azha.
He also felicitated the Saudi crown prince on the successful Hajj operation and thanked the Saudi leadership and government for taking care of the Hajj pilgrims, particularly those from Pakistan.
Reiterating the close brotherly ties between the two countries, the prime minister cited deep-rooted bilateral relations which were getting stronger with the passage of time.
Both the leaders discussed the ongoing bilateral projects and agreed to strengthen the cooperation in the fields of trade and investment.
They also agreed to pursue a joint strategy for execution of the decisions taken during the prime minister’s visit to the Kingdom in April 2022.
The prime minister also extended an invitation to the Saudi crown prince to visit Pakistan which he accepted.