Minister: (FM phones Saudi Communications Minister, discuss bilateral ties)

Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a video call with Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology and discussed bilateral cooperation in the field of information technology.

The Foreign Minister underlined the historic and deep-rooted fraternal ties, which form the basis of enhanced cooperation in all fields between the two countries.

He said the two countries shared the focus on development of information technology, which was the need of the modern digital age. He highlighted the fact that both Pakistan and the Kingdom had a significant youth bulge in their demography.

He said the two countries have a wide-ranging scope of expanding ties and enhancing collaboration in this field, which could be mutually beneficial.

The Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology reciprocated the warm feelings and echoed the sentiments of the Foreign Minister, terming Pakistan as a close brotherly country.

The two Ministers agreed to enhance bilateral ties and continue close collaboration on all matters of mutual interest.