ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday rejected the speculation that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia’s ties had deteriorated, FM adding that both countries were each others’ “support and necessity”.
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia’s ties are and were always better,” said the foreign minister, speaking to Geo News. “I think no one understands the depth of our relations with each other. We are each others’ necessity and support,” Foreign Minister added.
He talked on the issue of Saudi Arabia’s stance on the issue of Israel, adding that the kingdom had not strayed from its historic stance on the issue and that Pakistan held the same view.
FM Qureshi said that Pakistan Army Chief Gen Bajwa recently visited Riyadh where he held important meetings. He expressed the desire for future meetings to be held with Saudi Arabia on important issues, hoping that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia both fulfill the targets and expectations they had of each other.