ISLAMABAD: Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz says Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in all fields.
In an interview, the Advisor said the Saudi Foreign Minister apprised the Pakistani leadership about the anti-terror coalition.
He said Pakistan has always been part of all anti-terror initiatives and steps.
Sartaj Aziz said the ongoing tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia was also discussed andPakistan expressed its concerns over the situation. Pakistan hoped the situation will normalize soon.
He said the Saudi Foreign Minister clarified that every country becoming part of the anti-terror coalition will decide as what kind of cooperation it will extend. Pakistan can extend cooperation in training, capacity building, and counter-insurgency.
Any further cooperation will be decided in future as per needs.
Talking to a television channel, the Saudi Foreign Minister said the two countries have a number of joint commissions. They have regular interactions to discuss regional challenges and issues and look for ways to broaden the partnership.
He said both the countries have had strategic ties in all fields including military, economic and investment.
The foreign minister said his visit was an opportunity to exchange views with Pakistani leadership on different matters and to look for ways for broadening partnership.
Saudi Foreign Minister has returned home after completing his visit to Pakistan. NNI