Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have always stood by each other in testing times and the people of Pakistan have a deep emotional attachment to the Kingdom being the custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.
He was talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Saudi Arabia Khan Hasham in Islamabad today.
The Prime Minister said the two countries have maintained cordial and brotherly relations marked by commonalities on all issues of mutual interest at regional and international level.
Nawaz Sharif said the government has focused on improving Hajj facilities and directed the Ambassador to personally supervise arrangements for the forthcoming Hajj.
He said that special attention is given to Pakistani community residing in Saudi Arabia with a particular focus on ease of access to the community to consular services.
The Prime Minister advised the Ambassador to work with utmost dedication for the welfare of Pakistani Diaspora with particular attention to the education of their children.