- Prime Minister Shahbaz concerns down in UAE on day visit.
- prime minister is an leading high level delegation.
- He was in Saudi Arabia formerly on three day visit.
After completing Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Saudi Arabia during a three-day visit. in United Arab Emirates (UAE) on one day visit, prime minister’s statement office Saturday said.
During a visit to the UAE prime minister meet the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
Both sides are expected to discuss “issues of mutual interest, including bilateral relations of in countries”, – said the office of the Prime Minister. in statement.
The Prime Minister is accompanied by Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, Communications Minister Maulana Asad Mahmood, Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb, Narcotics Control Minister Shahzain Bugti, MNA members Khalid Maqbul Siddiqi and Mohsin Dawar.
The state advances the interests of Muslim Ummah: PM
Before leaving for UAE Prime Minister Shahbaz met Organization of Secretary General of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hissein Brahim Taha in Mecca.
At the meeting, Prime Minister Shahbaz reaffirmed his government’s desire to advance the interests of of Muslim ummah as a cornerstone of foreign policy.
“Pakistan, how current chair of OIC Council of Foreign ministers, sought forward to playing active role with with regard to questions of interest and concern of the OIC member states,” the prime minister said.
thanking secretary-general for consistent and unambiguous support of Kashmir cause he called for the organization lead diplomatic efforts to promote a peaceful and lasting solution of Jammu and Kashmir dispute in conformity with Resolutions and aspirations of the UN Security Council of Kashmiri people.
Prime Minister Shehbaz called on the OIC to start a joint effort to stop the ongoing Israeli aggression. against Al-Aqsa Mosque and other occupied Palestinian territories. He emphasized that Israel should not be allowed to divide the blessed mosque in time and space between people of other faith.
Prime Minister also emphasized need for security of urgent humanitarian aid to the Afghan people.
He emphasized that the OIC should step up their efforts to counter the growing Islamophobia in international level.
Prime Minister invited secretary-general pay a visit to Pakistan, to which he accepted the invitation.
Once again congratulating the Prime Minister on assuming office, secretary-general Hissein also emphasized important role that Pakistan has always played in OIC as a founding member.
He also confirmed support for a just and peaceful solution of Jammu and Kashmir dispute and expressed resolve to work closely with Pakistan on key questions of concern the Muslim Ummah, especially Palestine, Afghanistan and Islamophobia.
Prime Minister Meets Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman
A day earlier, Prime Minister Shahbaz met Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman in Jeddah.
During the meeting, both leaders discussed bilateral ties, including issues of expanding business and trade.
On the arrival at Al Salam Palace, Prime Minister Shahbaz was cordially welcomed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a security guard of the honor was also presented to a distinguished guest.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office, issues related to the strengthening of bilateral and trade communications, including cooperation in various areas discussed in meeting.
“Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Expansion Issues trade & business communications, increased investment and creating opportunities for During the meeting, Pakistan’s human resources were discussed,” he said. in prime minister’s statement office.
Then, on On his personal Twitter account, Prime Minister Shehbaz said that he had “great meeting” with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia.
“We have reaffirmed our commitment to bring Pakistani-Saudi relations to new and higher level. I admired his visionary leadership and thanked him for according us warm welcome and for always standing with Pakistan,” Prime Minister Shehbaz said.
He also said the two leaders discussed “ways and means” to further strengthen bilateral relations in all areas.
It was Prime Minister Shahbaz. first overseas trip after acceptance office earlier this month.