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42 Pakistani pilgrims died of various causes during Hajj

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At least 42 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims die due to various causes in Saudi Arabia At least 42 Pakistani pilgrims have died of various causes during the annual Hajj pilgrimage at different localities in Saudi Arabia, according to officials from the Pakistani Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony. Out of 42 deceased people, 30 were males and 12 females and ... Read More »

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia pledges to simplify business visa issuance

Pakistan offered tremendous opportunities in various sectors of the economy, particularly in tourism Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have joined hands to make the easy procedure for business visa issuance besides rationalizing the visa fee on the reciprocal basis. The development came out in the 11th session of the Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC), where both countries reiterated the ... Read More »

King Salman pledges support for Jerusalem as capital of Palestine

Saudi Arabia condemned the US decision which it said would inflame the feelings of Muslims Saudi King Salman pledged the kingdom’s support for east Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state during talks with president Mahmud Abbas. According to SPA news agency the monarch stressed “the legitimate right of the Palestinian people in establishing their independent state with ... Read More »

Senior Saudi Prince Miteb Freed After $1 Billion Settlement

Prabb bin Abdullah was been arrested three weeks ago on corruption charges Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, who was a leading contender to the throne, was freed after an agreement of “acceptable settlement” with authorities paying more than $1 billion. According to Saudi official said Prince Miteb bin Abdullah was freed after reaching an acceptable settlement agreement with authorities paying more ... Read More »

Saudi Crown Prince pledges ‘return to moderate Islam’

Saudi Crown Prince pledges 'return to moderate Islam'

Mohammed bin Salman says Saudia will move to moderate Islam, to destroy extremist ideas Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pledged to promote moderate Islam in order to remove the extremist ideas in the region. Mohammed bin Salman spoke that Saudi Arabia is breaking ultra-conservative clerics for portraying a positive image catering to foreign investors and Saudi youth. ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia finally allows women to drive

The women driving ban was lifted on King Salman’s order Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced to allow women to drive, ending a venerable policy that has become a global symbol of the oppression of women in the ultraconservative kingdom. Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued an executive ordered that women be allowed to drive cars,in a historic decision that makes ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia keen to join CPEC

Saudi Arabia keen to join CPEC

Saudi Arabia’s investments in Gwadar Port will consolidate the brotherly tied countries Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Maliky stated that his country willing to join the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project and invest at Gwadar Port. In a recent interview to media persons, ambassador Nawaf Saeed Ahmed Al-Maliky said that Saudi Arabia will soon make investment at ... Read More »

Pakistan PM meet Saudi Crown Prince in KSA

PM meet Saudi Crown Prince in KSA

Abbasi’s first foreign visit signifies excellent ties with Kingdom Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Saudi crown deputy premier and minister of defense Mohammad bin Salman in Jeddah. Khaqan Abbasi visiting his first foreign trip after Supreme Court has ousted Nawaz Sharif, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and Minister of Finance Ishaq Dar are accompanying PM Abbasi. The Crown Prince Mohammad ... Read More »

These countries have longest Eid holidays in 2017

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Eid-ul-Fitr holidays in 2017 range from 23 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan. As Muslims across the globe gather to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, many are looking forward to long weekend and Eid holidays. Traditionally, Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated for three days as an official holiday in all Muslim-majority countries. ... Read More »

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