Islamabad, 31 December 2021 (TDI): On 30 December 2021, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan, Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki, called on the Foreign Secretary of Pakistan, Sohail Mahmood in Islamabad.

Both officials from Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have met to discuss the prospects of ongoing relations between the two states and also to share the future developmental plans.

During the meeting, they exchanged their views on how to accelerate the momentum of relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and to avoid further adventurism in the relations of two brotherly states.


The Foreign Secretary highly applauded the contributions of Ambassador Nawaf for strengthening historic roots in the present era and navigating new paths on multidimensional channels to further the relations between the two states.

During the meeting, Sohail Mahmood mentioned that if the potential of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia carves out in a real sense, the two states are capable to make tremendous revolutions through their vision.

He also highlighted that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are enjoying cordial and brotherly relations since 1951, and the ongoing issues which are hurting the Muslim community need to be addressed by Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, together.

Both envoys discussed the 17th OIC extraordinary session on Afghanistan and its impacts on regional actors and the international community.

The Foreign Secretary appreciated the vision of Saudi Arabia on environment protection and considered it essential to collaborate with each other to deal with climate evangelism. He also mentioned the fight of two states against the global pandemic and thanked the support of Saudi Arabia towards Pakistan during Covid-19.