Prince Salman’s visit to herald new era of prosperity, says minister

Published February 15, 2019
A number of agreements are scheduled to be signed during the Saudi Crown Prince visit that will further improve economic ties between the two countries. ─ AP/File
A number of agreements are scheduled to be signed during the Saudi Crown Prince visit that will further improve economic ties between the two countries. ─ AP/File

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Maulana Noorul Haq Qadri said that the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman visit to Pakistan would herald a new era of prosperity and economic stability in Pakistan.

The minister said that Pakistan had to play a role to strengthen relations among Muslim countries.

“A healthy economy will help establish welfare Islamic state and the role of brotherly countries was praiseworthy in this regard,” the minister said while speaking at a conference.

The minister said the people of Pakistan and armed forces of the country have played very vital role in eliminating the menace of terrorism and extremism.

He said the government was committed to making Pakistan a state on the pattern of Medina and both Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had always assisted each other in all testing times.

“The economic crisis has been inherited by the PTI government from previous regime and the support from Saudi Arabia and the UAE had helped us overcome it,” Pir Noor ul haq Qadri said.

He said a number of agreements were scheduled to be signed during the Saudi Crown Prince visit that will further improve economic ties between the two countries.

The participants of the seminar stated that Pakistan enjoyed a respectable place among Muslim countries and Pakistan had to play effective role for unity of Muslim Ummah.

The participants welcomed the visit of Saudi Crown Prince to Pakistan.

Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi said Pakistan was committed to steering Muslim Ummah out of the prevailing crisis.

Prime Minister Imran khan has categorically stated that Pakistan aims at strengthening trust and understanding among all the Muslim countries.

The participants of the seminar also underlined that unity of Muslim Ummah is vulnerable to resolve confronting challenges of Muslim world.

The participants of the seminar also lauded efforts of the PTI government for strengthening ties with Muslim countries adding that recent visit of Saudi Crown would expand relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

Among key participants of the conference included Allama Tahirul Hassan, Maulana Zubair Zahid, Maulana Mohammad Khan Leghari, Maulana Assedur Rehman, Qari Mubashar Rahimi, Maulana Islamud Din, Allama Sajjad Naqvi and Maulana Qasim Qasmi.

Published in Dawn, February 15th, 2019

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