MUHAMMAD WAQAS | 11 January 2016
Historically, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have enjoyed a deep and longstanding bond based on
their common geopolitical interests and a large number of expatriate Pakistani workers in the Kingdom. The visit of Deputy
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, deputy premier and defense minister, to Pakistan is of immense importance and highlight
the strong ties between the two brotherly Muslim countries. Saudi Arabia has always stood with Pakistan to help the country
weather its political and economic crises. In 2000, the Kingdom provided asylum to ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,
which reflected its influence and respect in the country's political circles...