Islamabad, October 15, 2020 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a video call with H.E. Eng. Abdullah Amer Al-Swaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to discuss bilateral cooperation in the field of information technology. Foreign Minister Qureshi underlined the historic and deep-rooted fraternal ties, which form the basis of enhanced cooperation in all fields between the two countries.

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

He added that the two countries had a wide-ranging scope of expanding ties and enhancing collaboration in this field, which could be mutually beneficial for both. 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.

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