Saudi Ambassador meets Commerce Minister, affirms strong bilateral trade ties, mutual cooperation

Islamabad, August 31st, 2023:

Saudi Ambassador Nawaf bin Saeed Ahmad Al-Malkiy paid a visit to Ministry of Commerce today, where he met with caretaker Federal Minister for Commerce, Industries and Production, Dr. Gohar Ejaz.

During the meeting, Ambassador Nawaf extended congratulations to Dr. Gohar on his recent appointment and conveyed warm regards from Saudi Arabia’s Custodian of Two Holy Mosques and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.

Dr. Gohar discussed the strong historical ties between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, expressing gratitude for Saudi Arabia’s consistent support in Pakistan’s economic stability and growth. The minister commended the Saudi leadership’s visionary approach and assured Ambassador Nawaf of Pakistan’s unwavering partnership and reliability.

The Ambassador emphasized the fraternal bond between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, characterized by mutual trust and cooperation on various bilateral and regional matters of common concern. The Ambassador also praised the Minister’s efforts to enhance the country’s trade prospects.

The meeting also saw the Minister welcoming Ambassador Nawaf to the Commerce ministry, where a souvenir was presented as a gesture of goodwill.