Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhary Fawad Hussain has called for enhanced cooperation between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia in the fields of culture and media for bringing people of the two nations closer.
He was talking to Saudi Ambassador Nawaf Bin Saeed Al- Maliki, who called on him in Islamabad today (Monday).
During the meeting, emphasis was laid on the revival and implementation of MOUs signed between the two countries to strengthen cultural cooperation.
Both sides also discussed the situation arising out of Covid-19 and exchanged views on utilizing each other’s experiences and best practices to cope with the pandemic.
The Ambassador on behalf of Saudi Minister for Media Dr. Majed bin Abdullah Al- Kassabi also invited Chaudhry Fawad Hussain to visit Saudi Arabia.
In his letter, the Saudi Minister stated on the occasion of Holy Month of Ramazan, he desired to invite the Minister to visit Saudi Arabia and perform Umrah and visit the Mosque of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Sallallaho Alaihe Wa Sallam Khatim-un-Nabiyeen in Medina
The Information Minister accepted the invitation and said he would soon visit Saudi Arabia. He said Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia enjoyed deep fraternal ties based on common faith, culture, traditions and values and he would like the media dimension added to these ties.