Deepening Saudi-Pakistan ties

MUHAMMAD WAQAS | 11 January 2016
Arab News

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...

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