The visiting 29 members high-level Saudi delegation headed by Mayor of Medina Sharif and Deputy Minister Engineer Jassir Abdul Rehman Jassir called on Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch Parvez Elahi here Thursday. Exchanging views with the delegation regarding matters of mutual interest and problems confronting the Muslim Ummah, Ch Parvez Elahi said that relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are like a strong mopuntain which cannot be harmed by anyone.
He said the need for unity of Muslim Ummah today was never before and in this regard Pakistan will continue playing its positive role for Muslim unity. He further said that Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are jointly struggling for solution of problems confronting the Muslim Ummah and both countries are capable of foiling every conspiracy, for elimination of terrorism Muslim Ummah is on one page, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia solidarity is linked with each other. On this occasion, the Speaker apprised the Saudi delegation with Punjab Assembly performance and historical building, showed the model of new building and exchanged gifts.
Moreover, Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Speaker Punjab Assembly Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi held an important meeting here. Both leaders exchanged views on different matters during the meeting. While addressing media, Pervaiz Elahi clarified that there were no differences between Pakistan Tehreek-e- Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q).
The PML-Q leader said that his political party was standing alongside Punjab chief minister from the first day and it will continue to support Buzdar in future as well. He added that all should pray for further strengthening of coalition partnership between the political parties. The Speaker Punjab Assembly said that he has discussed matters relating to construction of a new building of the provincial assembly. He expressed hopes that upcoming session of the assembly would be organised in its new building.