Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Concludes One-day Visit To Islamabad

Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Concludes one-day Visit to Islamabad

Adel al-Jubeir discusses India-Pakistan peace options with Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and COAS

LAHORE- (Pakistan Point News – 7th March 2019) Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir has spent a busy day in Islamabad on Thursday and held meetings with Prime Minister Imran Kham, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajva.


The minister arrived Pakistan on a one day visit on special instructions of Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman.

The purpose of his visit, according to official sources, was to help ease tension between New Delhi and Islamabad in the aftermath of Pulwama incident.

In his meetings with the prime minister, COAS and foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir discussed Pak-India tension and various options to deescalate it, said the sources.

There are reports that Saudi Arabia is keen to play a role of peace broker between the two South Asian nuclear-armed neighbors.

Adel conveyed a special message of King Salman and Crown Prince MBS to Prime Minister Khan. He also discussed various options to establish peace between the two neighbors in his meetings with Bajwa and Qureshi. The minister went back to Riyadh after concluding one day visit on Thursday night. He will convey the outcome of his meeting with Pak leadership to the Saudi king and crown prince.

Earlier, the minister called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and conveyed him the special message of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.

The minister met the PM at his office. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, PM Advisor on Commerce and Trade Abdul Razak Daud and foreign secretary were also present on occasion.


The leadership of both the countries discussed the Pak-India situation and other issues in the meeting, according to reports.

Earlier, Qureshi welcomed Adel on his arrival and both the foreign ministers discussed the prevailing situation in the region. Qureshi also hailed the Saudi offer of mediation between the two countries.

“We welcome the offer by Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman to mediate between Pakistan and India,” said Qureshi after holding talks with his counterpart. Adel and Qureshi also discussed bilateral relations and the situation of the middle East.

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