Pakistan, Saudi Arabia vow to deal with terrorism and extremism jointly
NEW YORK (92 News) – Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have vowed to deal with terrorism and extremism jointly.
The understanding came during a meeting between PM’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session in New York .
Sartaj Aziz expressed condolences on tragic accidents during this year’s Hajj that resulted in loss of precious lives. Foreign Minister Al Jubeir stated that the Saudi government has ordered an in-depth inquiry into the tragic accidents.
He also briefed his Pakistani counterpart on steps taken by the Saudi government to prevent the recurrence of such accidents.
The two leaders reviewed the existing multifaceted bilateral cooperation between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia relations and agreed to take this relationship to new heights, particularly in the field of defense cooperation, trade and law enforcement.
The two leaders also discussed regional and global situation, with particular focus on Yemen and Afghanistan. They agreed to enhance cooperation to counter the threats posed by terrorists and extremists.
Sartaj Aziz briefed his Saudi counterpart on India-Pakistan relations and worsening situation on the Line of Control and Working Boundary, resulting from ceasefire violation by Indian troops in the Occupied Jammu and Kashmir.