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Pakistan and Saudi Arabia pledges to simplify business visa issuance

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

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 »

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