PM Nawaz Sharif urges Saudi Arabia, Iran to resolve differences in a peaceful way
RIYADH (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Saudi King Salman have stressed the need for more strengthening bilateral ties.
This was stated in a joint declaration after a meeting between both leaders on Monday.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif expressed his concern over Saudi-Iran tension.
The prime minister said that both countries should resolve their differences in a peaceful way and in interest of the Muslim Ummah.
Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif met with Saudi King Shah Salman Bin Abdulaziz.
The Saudi Cabinet, royal family members and special advisers also attended the meeting.
King Salman hosted dinner in honour of PM Nawaz Sharif and COAS General Raheel Sharif.
Meanwhile, COAS General Raheel Sharif met with Saudi Defence Minister Mohammad Bin Salman. They discussed the regional situation and cooperation in security.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and COAS General Raheel Sharif were accorded a rousing welcome on their arrival in Saudi Arabia.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and COAS General Raheel Sharif will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Tuesday.