Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for Saudi Arabia on Saturday

Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for Saudi Arabia on Saturday

Posted on Dec 13, 2019

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan will leave for Saudi Arabia on Saturday (December 14th), where he will assure Riyadh that relations between the two countries are strong despite Islamabad's engagement with other Islamic countries.

Arab sources say that the recent visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to the Kuala Lumpur (Summit) meeting held in Malaysia from December 18 to 20 in the Kuala Lumpur (Summit) signals that the sources are unhappy with the decision. Planned later.

Kuala Lumpur Summit is thought by Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Muhammad, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo ۔an, Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will also attend the meeting.

In addition, Indonesian President Joko Widodo is likely to attend the meeting, but there are reports that he has been under pressure and his representative will attend the meeting.

Although it is premature to say what the Malaysian move is, the Saudis are already looking at the meeting as an attempt to present an alternative to the Islamic Cooperation Organization (OIC).

Be aware that the rapidly-disintegrating Islamic Cooperation Organization operates under the Saudi leadership.

However, Pakistan is very excited for the Kuala Lumpur summit, a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry said, "The Kuala Lumpur Summit will discuss the challenges facing Pakistan to the Muslim world, especially governance, development, terrorism, and Islamophobia." And give them the opportunity to find solutions. '

The statement said that "this meeting will also provide an opportunity to enhance cooperation with the participating countries in various fields".

It is important to note that the plan for the Kuala Lumpur meeting was finalized between the trilateral meeting of Turkey, Pakistan, and Malaysia on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting in New York this September.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan had sent Riyadh Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi where he met Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah.

According to the Saudi press agency, "the two foreign ministers discussed bilateral agendas as well as recent developments in the region and international issues".

Foreign Office spokesman Dr. Muhammad Faisal said in a weekly briefing on the Prime Minister's expected visit to Saudi Arabia in response to a question regarding "high-level political dialogue between the two countries is characteristic of this bilateral brotherly relationship".

He said that since August last year you have seen a sharp rise in leadership level discussions, since May this year, Prime Minister Imran Khan has made at least 3 visits to Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Muhammad Faisal had said that "details will be given about any visit to the Prime Minister in the future".

For the past few months, the Prime Minister has tried to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran, but unlike previous efforts in this regard, the recent move has not been as successful.

On the question of mediation between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Dr. Muhammad Faisal said, "We will continue to make serious efforts".

It is thought that in October this year, Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran and Saudi Arabia to ease the tensions in the Gulf States.

Earlier, in September 2018, Prime Minister Imran Khan met Saudi Arabian rulers Ravi Shah Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Wali Ahad Mohammad bin Salman in Jeddah during his first foreign official visit and was presented the Guard of Honor.

Doha negotiations
Foreign Office Spokesman Dr. Mohammad Faisal expressed hope that talks between the United States and the Taliban would be successful, leading to the beginning of intra-Afghan talks and reduce violence.

The US Taliban negotiations began last week, so far these talks are based on violence reduction and intra-Afghan negotiations, after which a deal will be reached between the two sides.

Sohail Shaheen, a spokesman for the Taliban's political office, said talks were held between the two sides in a positive and positive environment, and now consultations have been taken.

He said the talks would resume a few days later.

During a weekly briefing, the Foreign Office called on all sides to monitor the role of deteriorating elements who do not want to see the resolution of the Afghan conflict.

"Our policy on Afghans is clear and the Prime Minister has repeated many times that the Afghan conflict can only be a political solution," he said.

The Foreign Office spokesman said, "It is a pleasure that all world powers are reaching this point now.


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