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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 »

Pakistan will not take sides in Qatar-Saudi Dispute

Saudi demand Pakistan’s efforts to cooperate them in isolating Qatar The breaking off all diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia ally nations with Qatar has created a chaos in many Muslim countries. Qatar who is close ally to Pakistan, by land and sea made headline news around the world, when Saudi asked Pakistan to clear their position “are you with us or with Qatar”. Pakistan in light of the current diplomatic tensions, Islamabad has issue a quick statement in response of Saudi’s demand that Pakistan will not take sides in the brewing diplomatic crisis in the Middle East. The Saudi demand for Pakistan to take a clear position on Qatar came during a meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz, diplomatic sources unveiled. Premier Sharif, who accompanied by army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and other senior officials, dashed to Jeddah on Monday to discuss the emerging situation in the Arab world. Pakistan has been treading a careful path since Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries snapped diplomatic ties with Qatar after accusing the oil-rich country of supporting terrorist groups. Meanwhile, Riyadh wants Islamabad to side with the kingdom as it ramped up efforts to participate them in isolating Qatar. However, Pakistani leaders instead Saudi expectation and offered to use its influence over Qatar to defuse the situation. Pakistani told the Saudi leadership that Islamabad would support any efforts to foster unity among the Muslim Ummah. However, Pakistan would not take sides in any event that would create divisions within the Muslim world. For this purpose, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will undertake visits to Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey, who are currently spearheading efforts seeking de-escalation of tensions between Qatar and other Gulf countries. Earlier this week, the Gulf States after cutting Qatar relations have given a time of two weeks to the Qataris to leave their shores. Qatar has also been taken out of the Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT) fighting in Yemen presently. Abu Dhabi also has announced stopping its flights to and from Doha.

Saudi demand Pakistan’s efforts to cooperate them in isolating Qatar The breaking off all diplomatic ties by Saudi Arabia ally nations with Qatar has created a chaos in many Muslim countries. Qatar who is close ally to Pakistan, by land and sea made headline news around the world, when Saudi asked Pakistan to clear their position “are you with us ... Read More »

Turkey’s Erdogan aims for diplomatic push to solve Qatar crisis

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“We clearly disapprove of the sanctions on Qatar” Turkish President Erdogan said As the world reacts over the recent move four Arab states dramatically announced that they were cutting transport links with Qatar, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants to resolve the lowering Qatar tension dispute through diplomacy and mutual dialogues. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has spoken by phone with the ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi led alliance accused Qatar over support for militant groups and its relations with Iran Saudi Arabia and three other important Arab countries announce the suspension of military and diplomatic relation with the Qatar. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Egypt are going to shut land crossings with its neighbor, potentially depriving the emirate of imports through its only ... Read More »

Impressive Military Parade marks Pakistan Day 2017 celebrations

Pakistan Day Parade 2017

Chinese and Saudi troops and a Turkish military band featured at the Pakistan Day Parade in Islamabad. The 77th Pakistan Day is being celebrated by the nation on Thursday (23 March 2017) with enthusiasm and pledge to make the country stronger by wiping out the menace of terrorism, achieving sustainable economic growth and political stability. The day marks the historic ... Read More »

Romania exporting weapons to U.S. Saudi Arabia, others

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United States and Saudi Arabia are now leading importers of Romanian-produced weapons and military equipment BUCHAREST, Jan. 7, 2017 — The United States and Saudi Arabia have emerged as leading importers of Romanian-produced weapons and other military equipment. According to a report published in Romania Insider in the first nine months of 2016, the U.S. imported weapons and military equipment produced ... Read More »

Raheel Sharif appointed chief of Islamic Military Alliance

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif

Raheel Sharif appointed as the head of Saudi-led 39-nation Islamic military coalition Pakistan’s former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif has been appointed the chief of 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif confirmed on Friday. The headquarters of the new Saudi-led coalition would be based in Riyadh. Minister Asif said that both the government ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy ship Khaibar visits Saudi port

Pakistan Navy ship Khaibar visits Saudi port

JEDDAH – Pakistan Navy’s guided missile destroyer PNS Khaibar paid a goodwill visit at Jeddah port to further strengthen ties between Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Force. The commanding officer of the ship called on the Western Fleet Commander Adm. Saeed Al Zahrani in a meeting where further strengthening of bilateral ties and inter-organizational procedures was discussed. The commanding officer reiterated that ... Read More »

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