Riyadh, 12 November 2023 (TDI): Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar met with Sheikh Meshal Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Crown Prince of the State of Kuwait the sidelines of the Joint Arab Islamic Extraordinary Summit in Riyadh.
The leaders discussed the ongoing conflict in occupied Palestine and expressed their deep concern over alarming situation in Gaza with staggering death toll and wholesale destruction of civilian infrastructure amidst the ongoing Israeli aggression and siege.
They underlined the urgency for a ceasefire, end to the siege and provision of much needed humanitarian assistance to the besieged people of Gaza.
The Prime Minister reiterated Pakistan’s longstanding principled position on the Palestinian cause for freedom from illegal Israeli occupation. He also highlighted Pakistan’s consistent support the two-state solution, in consonance with the relevant UN and OIC Resolutions.
The two leaders also discussed bilateral relations, particularly in the economic and investment fields. The Prime Minister briefed the Kuwaiti Crown Prince about the SIFC and invited Kuwait to look at investment opportunities in Pakistan.
The Crown Prince promised to convey this message to the concerned authorities in Kuwait. He also lauded the role of Pakistani diaspora in the development of Kuwait.
Interim Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar also engaged in a meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the ongoing Joint Arab-Islamic Extraordinary Summit in Riyadh.
The discussions centered on the recent developments stemming from the Israeli occupation forces’ aggression against Palestinians in both Gaza and the West Bank.
The caretaker prime minister expressed gratitude for the commendable efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, led by the wise guidance of the custodian of the two holy mosques and the crown prince, in championing the Palestinian cause.