Foreign Minister’s Telephone Call with Foreign Ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran.

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Islamabad, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held a telephonic conversation with His Highness Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) today.

The Foreign Minister congratulated the Saudi Foreign Minister on recent normalization of relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran announced through “Trilateral Joint Statement” and appreciated the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for this positive development. The Foreign Minister added that this agreement will pave the way for initiation of meaningful dialogue for peace, security, trade and development in the entire region.

Reaffirming the fraternal relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, the two Foreign Ministers reiterated their mutual commitment to further expand and diversify the bilateral strategic partnership. They also Ministers stressed the vital role of high-level exchanges for cementing ties between the two countries.

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian of the Islamic Republic of Iran, today.

Extending warm felicitations on the signing of the Joint Trilateral Statement by Iran, Saudi Arabia and China, on 10 March 2023 in Beijing, the Foreign Minister termed the resumption of diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran as a testament to the wisdom and farsightedness of the leadership of the two countries. The Foreign Minister also commended the important role played by China in facilitating this process.

Underscoring Pakistan’s close fraternal relations with both Iran and Saudi Arabia, the Foreign Minister stressed that the renewal of diplomatic ties between the two brotherly countries would serve as a harbinger for peace, prosperity and development for the entire region.

Taking note of the upward trajectory in Pakistan-Iran relations, the two Foreign Ministers expressed their resolve to further intensify cooperation across the entire spectrum of bilateral ties.