Saudi Arabia is keen to establish a cultural center in the federal capital of Pakistan, as revealed by the Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Ahmad Al-Malki. He said that they wish to strengthen the ties between the countries through cultural collaboration.
The Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan met with the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan and expressed his views.
Also, he mentioned that Saudi Arabia is looking forward to acquiring skilled labor from Pakistan in light of its Vision 2030. The relationship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia is not just on government, it is people to people interaction.
Saudi Arabia’s offer to develop a cultural center in Islamabad was welcomed by Dr. Firdous. She said that the government will fully provide assistance in this regard.
Nawaf Saeed Ahmad Al-Malki said that since the independence of Pakistan back in 1947, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have had strong ties. The Pak-Saudi relationship is rooted in religion, culture and commercial links.
Dr. Firdous highlighted the recent visit of Saudi Crown Prince to Pakistan and how it was of huge importance as both the countries signed on MoUs to enhance and boost economic and strategic cooperation.
Crown Prince during his visit to Pakistan said, Prince “I am Ambassador of Pakistan in Saudi Arabia.” This statement reflected the bond that exists between the two countries.