PR No.24 Saudi Ambassador Meets Ishaq Dar Islamabad

The newly appointed Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, Abdulah Marzouk Al-Zahrani paid a courtesy call on Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Saturday.

The Finance Minister while welcoming the Saudi Envoy, felicitated him on assuming his responsibilities and assured him of full support in undertaking his diplomatic obligations.

Finance Minister Dar and the Saudi Ambassador on this occasion shared their deep feelings of grief and sorrow on the Mina tragedy and said it was a sad incident for the whole Muslim world.

The Saudi Ambassador stated that he would endeavour to further reinforce the historic and brotherly relations between the two countries. He stated that there were vast potential for improvement of bilateral economic relations. He said he was keenly looking at investment opportunities for Saudi investors and would encourage them to take advantage of such opportunities in various sectors.

Minister Dar apprecaited the envoy’s interest in promoting business opportunities for the two countries and added that there was good scope for investment by Saudi companies, especailly in the oil and gas sector in Pakistan. Both sides agreed to work closely to strengthen bilateral trade and economic relations.