Chairman Senate leaves for Saudi Arabia on official visit

12:00 AM | 18 Dec, 2018
Chairman Senate leaves for Saudi Arabia on official visit
ISLAMABAD - Chairman Senate, Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani left for Saudi Arabia Monday evening on the invitation of Chairman Saudi Shura Council.

The chairman senate would lead a nine-member parliamentary delegation comprising Senators Ahmed Khan, Mirza Muhammad Afridi, Fida Muhammad Khan, Naseebullah Khan Bazai, Khanzada Khan, Muhammad Talha Mehmood, Dilawar Khan and Ghous Muhammad Khan Niazi.

Before leaving the country, the chairman senate in his statement said Pakistan valued its bilateral ties with Saudi Arabia and shared strong bond of friendship based on cultural and religious similarities.

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He said both the countries shared identical views on different issues. Riyadh and Islamabad had always supported each other in times of need.

The Senate chairman said the visit would provide further impetus to the already existing fraternal ties between the two sides.

A few days earlier, President Arif Alvi had visited the Holy Kingdom and had met King  Salman bin Abdulaziz.