LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League (PML) senior central leader and former Deputy Prime Minister Ch Parvez Elahi has said that the Parliament should announce support to Saudi Arabia through unanimous resolution. Saudi Arabia has always openly and fully sided with Pakistan in every difficult time, now it is the duty of entire Pakistani nation to fully reciprocate it practically.
In a statement issued here Sunday, he welcomed convening of the joint session of the Parliament and said that Saudi Arabia has always supported Pakistan in difficult times. Parliament of Pakistan should send a unanimous message to the whole world that for the defence of Haramain Sharifain Pakistani nation and the armed forces will prove an iron wall because defence of Haramain Sharifain is part of faith of every Pakistani.
Ch Parvez Elahi said that from Shah Faisal Shaheed to present Khadimul Haramain Sharifain, Shah Salman bin Abdul Aziz every Saudi ruler has extended all sorts of cooperation for progress and prosperity of Pakistan, besides Indo-Pakistan wars. Saudi Government has fully assisted Pakistan in floods, earthquakes and other natural calamities, furthermore millions of Pakistanis were earning their living inSaudi Arabia for years due to which not only their families were living prosperous life but Pakistan Govt was also earning billions of rupees in foreign exchange which can rightly be termed as backbone of Pakistan’s economy.